Prince Edward County, Virginia was the site of public school closings from 1959-1964. The items in this exhibit tell the stories of those affected by the closings.

Moton Magazine Project
Prince Edward County Oral Histories
Jackie Wall Oral history

Longwood students in conjunction with the Moton Museum interviewed people affected by the school closings as part of a class project.
The digital display shown below, "In Their Own Words: Oral histories of Civil Rights in Prince Edward County," describes some of this work.

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Here is another digital display about an important figure in the school closings- Rev. Griffin.

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