Richmond Times Dispatch - Prince Edward County

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Richmond Times Dispatch - Prince Edward County

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Clippings from the reporting on school integration rulings 1959-1964:

July 19, 1955 – “U.S. Court Here Says Time Is Too Short to Integrate Now”
July 19, 1955 – “Federal Court to Let Prince Edward Keep Separate Schools Another Year”
June 1, 1959 – “Pledge By Governor: Public Schools to Be Kept”
June 2, 1959 – “New Charter Goes To School Group in Prince Edward”
June 3, 1959 – “Prince Edward to Close Its Public Schools in Fall: County First to Act Under New State Laws”
June 4, 1959 – “School, Tuition Funds Are Denied in Prince Edward”
June 5, 1959 – “Prince Edward County Eyes Lower Tax Rate”
June 6, 1959 – “School Move Would Affect 200 Persons”
September 2, 1959 – “Few Prince Edward Pupils To Go to Neighboring Schools”
September 10, 1959 – “Private Schools Open Today in Prince Edward County”
Februrary 23, 1964 – “NAACP Is Planning New Rights Moves In Prince Edward”
February 27, 1964 – “Court Asked to Order Schools’ Reopening”
March 22, 1964 – “Free School Summer Term Is Planned”
May 3, 1964 – “Negroes Urge Faster Action On Prince Edward Schools”
May 3, 1964 – “Action Urged to Assure Opening Of Prince Edward Schools in Fall”
May 26, 1964 – “Comments On Decision Guarded: Problems Cited In Enforcement”
May 26, 1964 – “Court Backs Judge On Grants Issue”
May 26, 1964 – “13 Years of Litigation Involved In Prince Edward School Issue”
May 26, 1964 – “The Prince Edward Decision”
May 27, 1964 – “Abbitt Seeks to Bar Court-Ordered Taxes: Bill Offered as Protest In Prince Edward Case”
May 28, 1964 – “Gov. Harrison Keeps Hands Off Prince Edward”
June 2, 1964 – “School Reopening May Be Speeded”
June 3, 1964 – “Prince Edward Board Delays Action on Reopening Schools”
June 6, 1964 – “Prince Edward Schools Support Seen as Stronger”
August 17, 1964 – “In Prince Edwdard: Negroes to Begin Picketing”
August 17, 1964 – “School Officials Ask Delay In Tuition Grants Hearing”
August 22, 1964 – “Free Schools Will Donate $23,000”
August 25, 1964 – “Prince Edward Altering Courses”
September 1, 1964 – “1,229 Registered In Prince Edward”

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Oliver Goodridge, Alderman Library (UVa) Microfilm Periodical Collection

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Researcher: Oliver Goodridge

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Oliver Goodridge, Alderman Library (UVa) Microfilm Periodical Collection, “Richmond Times Dispatch - Prince Edward County,” The Movement in the Archive, accessed June 19, 2019, http://civilrights.woodson.virginia.edu/items/show/23.

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