“Project DAPS” is a unique online exhibition & searchable database of archival materials related to the desegregation of Arlington Public Schools. Project DAPS is culled from the holdings of the Arlington Public Library’s Community Archives in the Center for Local History.
Press Release on Thurgood Marshall, 1954; Draft Letter to Glester B. Current from Barbara Marx, 5/18/1954
Press release promoting speech by Thurgood Marshall on school segregation at Hoffman-Boston school on March 29, 1954. Verso has copy of letter to…
Papers donated by George Melvin Richardson, former principal of Hoffman-Boston Junior-Senior High School.
At 8:45 a.m. on February 2, 1959, four young students from the nearby Hall’s Hill neighborhood entered Stratford Junior High...
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John K. Hart, Et Al, vs. County School Board Of Arlington County, Virginia, Et Al, Interrogatories, June 1970
John K. Hart, Et Al, vs. County School Board Of Arlington County, Virginia, Et Al, Interrogatories, in the United States District Court for the…
Remedy To The Problem Of School Children Who Have Been Isolated From The Majority Of School Children
Letter/Document concerning remedy/remedies to the problem of school children who've been isolated from ost other students their age because of…
Letter to William Kay of the Arlington Education Association from Lee Bean, Attorney, October 19, 1969
Letter from an Arlington attorney, Lee Bean, to William F. Kay, executive secretary of the Arlington Education Association advising the validity of…
Letter, Esther Cooper, Jennie Dean Community Center Association, about opposition to Drew School expansion, October 18, 1961
Opposition to Drew building expansion because of potential segregation
Executive Committee, Community Council for Social Progress, Fact Sheet, Drew Expansion Plans, January 16, 1961.
Proposed Drew School building and additional classroom locations, Desegregation, Douglas Park site, Montgomery County, 3 pages.