“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.

Visit our virtual exhibit to learn more about the people and events that make up this important story in our community’s history. Browse by collection or by item to explore the archival materials.


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John K. Hart, Et Al, vs. County School Board Of Arlington County, Virginia, Et Al, Interrogatories, June 1970

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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

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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

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Letter from an Arlington attorney, Lee Bean, to William F. Kay, executive secretary of the Arlington Education Association advising the validity of…

Executive Committee, Community Council for Social Progress, Fact Sheet, Drew Expansion Plans, January 16, 1961.

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Proposed Drew School building and additional classroom locations, Desegregation, Douglas Park site, Montgomery County, 3 pages.