RG 07, Arlington County Public Schools

Dublin Core

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RG 07, Arlington County Public Schools

Description

Record Group 07 contains the incomplete and unofficial records of the Arlington County, Virginia, public school system. The entire collection measures 20.85 linear feet, and ranges in date between 1909 and 2004. The bulk of the material is from the period 1946-1988.

Items in the RG 07, Arlington County Public Schools Collection

Article on Integration in VA
Handwritten note - "Article on integration in VA - see Newsweek 1956picture of Mr. Richmond interviewing students." 2 pages, front and back, back does not appear to be relevant

June 29, 1961 Stratford Junior High Integrated Prom
Letter to Dr. Barnard Joy of the Arlington County School Board with copies to the members of the board written by parents of the graduates of Stratford Junior High School reporting their sponsorship of an integrated prom and encouraging integrated…

Anonymous Letter from Petersburg, Virginia May 24, 1961
Anonymous letter expressing admonishment of a possible desegregated prom. 2 pages

Letter from Evelyn W. Mock to Mrs. Roger H. Hollingshead May 17, 1960
Letter to Mrs. Roger H. Hollingshead regarding guardianship of a student and his enrollment at Stratford

Letter from the Virginia Committee for Public Schools, April 21, 1951
Letter written on Virginia Committee for Public Schools stationary, appears to be signed Blair (Perhaps Dr. J. L. Blair Buck, President of the Committee). Very difficult handwriting to make out, first paragraph expresses commendation for Claude's…

Letter from L. J. Patterson (?) April 20, 1959
Letter from L. J. Patterson to Claude Richmond regarding the integration of Stratford.

Letter from Paul Harenberg April 9, 1959
Letter from Paul Harenberg, teacher in Suffolk Co, NY, requesting a student visit to Stratford to learn about the integration of southern schools

Letter from Jerry J. Gerich, Principal of Grosse Pointe High School, Michigan, and Enclosed Article from Detroit Paper April 7, 1959
Letter from Jerry J. Gerich to Claude Richmond with enclosed article from Free Pres-Chicago News Service regarding the integration of Stratford. 4 pages

Letter from Helen do Carmo and Enclosed Newspaper Article, March 25, 1959
Letter from Helen do Carmo (Mrs. Daniel do Carmo, Sr.) with an enclosed newspaper article in the Brazilian newspaper Correio da Manhregarding the integration of Stratford. 3 pages, 2nd page appears to be a retype of the text of the article and 3rd…

Notice Regarding Public Assemblages
Notice from the Arlington County School Board designating the segregation of seats at public events in accordance to the Code of Virginia

Letter from Claude Richmond to Ray E. Reid March 9, 1960
Letter from Claude Richmond submitting an inquiry from Mrs. E. L. Hamm regarding her son's placement in the next year to Mr. Ray E. Reid.

Letter from Phoebe A. Lusk on behalf of the Stratford Junior High School PTA, February 26, 1959
Letter from Phoebe A. Lusk on behalf of the Stratford Junior High School PTA commending Claude Richmond of the way Stratford integrated. Letter mentions enclosed resolution, document not found.

Letter from Claude Richmond to Reverend Howard Paul of Trinity Presbyterian Church, February 20, 1959
Letter from Claude Richmond to Reverend Howard Paul regarding the integration of Stratford.

Letter from Claude Richmond to Major Fawver, Chief of Police February 25, 1959
Letter from Claude Richmond to Major Fawver, Chief of Police thanking Major Fawver for their assistance during the integration of Stratford.

Letter from Claude Richmond to Mr. A. T. Lundberg February 25, 1959
Letter from Claude Richmond to Mr. A. T. Lundberg thanking Mr. Lundberg for his assistance during the integration of Stratford.

Note to Claude Richmond February 26, 1959
Note to Claude Richmond, "For your Integration file." Signed Mrs. S (?)

Letter from Frances C. Ulman, Secretary of the Community Council for Social Progress, February 20, 1959
Letter from Frances C. Ulman commending Claude Richmond for his leadership in the integration of Stratford.

Letter from M. Bates (Mrs. William T. Bates), February 10, 1959
Letter from M. Bates (Mrs. William T. Bates) thanking Claude Richmond for his thoughtful approach to the integration of Stratford. 2 pages

Letter from Claude Richmond to William T. Bates, February 19, 1959
Letter from Claude Richmond in reply to William T. Bates' letter regarding the integration of Stratford.