“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.
Judges Call School Plan 'An Evasion' and Tuition Grants Decision May Affect Seven States, Northern Virginia Sun, December 3, 1964
Piece of Northern Virginia Sun newspaper featuring two articles regarding segregation in Virginia. Two pages. Text is one page, second page is back of…
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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The Life and Times of Arlington County, Critic of Progressive Education Chronicles a Remarkable Tale, anti-desegregation, Edmund Gibson, Defenders of…
Stratford Students urged to boycott school after admission of 4 Negro students
Behavior of individuals at Washington Lee Speech of Overstreets, Defenders of Individual Liberties, Mrs. Helen Lane, Arlington School Board
Against Overstreets, former Communists speaking at Washington-Lee High School
Criticism Desegregation groups, Massive Resistance, Commonwealth Attorney William Hassan, private schools. Booth, Campbell