Closed Schools Constitute Catastrophe!!! [1963 Farmville, Va. protests]

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Title

Closed Schools Constitute Catastrophe!!! [1963 Farmville, Va. protests]

Description

Demonstration in front of Prince Edward County Courthouse, Main Street, Farmville, Va., July 1963, protesting the four-year long closure of the public schools

Clara Gibson is closest to camera. Third person in line is Sandra "Sandy" Stokes. Second protester carries sign reading, "Ask Mr. Vaughn Why The Schools Are Closed. He will 'Him' and 'Haw' and Decline to Disclose!"

From VCU Libraries Freedom Now Project

Source

Farmville 1963 Civil Rights Protests, VCU Libraries Digital Collections

Date

1963 July

Contributor

Digital Collections, VCU Libraries

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This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.

Citation

“Closed Schools Constitute Catastrophe!!! [1963 Farmville, Va. protests],” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed December 12, 2017, http://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/163.