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[Warren Heritage Society civil rights collection]

Repository: Warren Heritage Society

Collection Description (CRHP): Warren County High School is very significant to local, regional, and national civil rights history, because it was the first school to close in the state as a result of massive resistance. Information on school desegregation and its opposition in the area is available in this collection. Included are oral histories as well as other materials, including transcribed personal narratives. In addition, the collection includes textbooks used in African American schools, among other materials.

Digital Status: Unknown

Extent: Unknown

Language: English

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Education--Virginia
Civil rights movements--Virginia
Race discrimination--Virginia
School integration--Massive resistance movement
School integration--Virginia
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Sound recordings

 

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