“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.
Political novelty license plate that reads "Better Schools Make Better Communities"
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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Confidential Legal Memorandum, Arlington County, Virginia Inter-Departmental Memorandum to Arthur W. Gosling, Superintendent of School from Cynthia L. Perry, Assistant County Attorney, "Changes to Busing Plan", November 12, 1986.
Attorney opinion on the School Board's ability to consider changes to the busing plan and whether the School Board is bound by the busing plan…
Newspaper article, "Justices Let Norfolk End Court-Ordered Busing Plan", Washington Post, November 4, 1986, pg. A1.
Newspaper article, "Justices Let Norfolk End Court-Ordered Busing Plan", Washington Post, November 4, 1986, pg. A1. 2 pages.
Arlington Public Schools, Students Enrolled in Arlington Schools from the Nauck area as of April 2, 1986, April 30, 1986.
Listing by school, grade and total Black students in grades K-6 and total Black students in school.
Memorandum: to Margaret Heckard from Thomas A. Newman, Jr., Supervisor of Transportation, "Students transported for desegregation", October 9, 1986.
Listing by schools and number of students with handwritten notes.
Listing by school, grade and total students.