RG 19, The Personal Papers of Elizabeth Pfohl Campbell

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Title

RG 19, The Personal Papers of Elizabeth Pfohl Campbell

Description

This collection consists of the personal papers of Elizabeth Pfohl Campbell, and covers the period from 1945 through 1991, with the bulk of the material falling between 1947 and 1959. The materials in this collection were generated or collected as a result of Mrs. Campbell's involvement in the Arlington County School Board, as well as her interests and activities in education and local politics.

Items in the RG 19, The Personal Papers of Elizabeth Pfohl Campbell Collection

Report of Meeting of Public Education Groups, November 8, 1958.
Report by the different Public Education Groups in Virginia recounting in detail the situation in their local areas concerning integration. 8 pages.

Letter from "Save Our Schools Committee of Arlington", December 20, 1955.
Letter from "Save Our Schools Committee of Arlington" announcing purpose and volunteers on committee. 2 pages.

Agenda, "Arlington Committee to Preserve Public Schools, membership meeting, December 4, 1958.
Agenda, "Arlington Committee to Preserve Public Schools, membership meeting at Wakefield High School.

Flyer: "To All Arlington Citizens": announcing the formation of the "interim Organizing Committee to Preserve Public Schools", May 11, 1958.
Committee formed to assure maintenance of public education in Arlington. Lists ays they will pursue their purpose.

Flyer: "To All Arlington Citizens": announcing the formation of the "interim Organizing Committee to Preserve Public Schools", May 11, 1958.
Committee formed to assure maintenance of public education in Arlington. Lists ays they will pursue their purpose.

Lists: "Committee on Precinct Operations", 1958; "Campaign Committee", 1958
First side: "Committee on Precinct Operations", 1958; second side: "Campaign Committee", 1958. 2 pages

Flyer: "To All Arlington Citizens": announcing the formation of the "interim Organizing Committee to Preserve Public Schools", May 11, 1958.
Committee formed to assure maintenance of public education in Arlington. Lists ays they will pursue their purpose.

Letter from O. Glenn Stahl, Organizing Committee to Preserve Public Schools, to Charles R. Fenwick, State Senator, May 19, 1958,
Letter from O. Glenn Stahl, Organizing Committee to Preserve Public Schools, to Charles R. Fenwick, State Senator, thanking Fenwick for his comments.

Letter from Charles R. Fenwick, State Senator, to O. Glenn Stahl, Organizing Committee to Preserve Public Schools, May 14, 1958.
Letter in response to the Organizing Committee to Preserve Public Schools about legal ramifications of the Supreme Court Decision on public schools.

Flyer: "A Call to Immediate Action" from the Executive Board of the Arlington Committee to Preserve Public Schools, 1959.
Flyer: "A Call to Immediate Action" from the Executive Board of the Arlington Committee to Preserve Public Schools requesting members to write Governor, Senator and Delegates stating opposition to a proposed amendment to Section 129 of the Virginia…

Report of Meeting of Public Education Groups, November 8, 1958.
Report by the different Public Education Groups in Virginia recounting in detail the situation in their local areas concerning integration. 8 pages.

Georgetown University Forum on "Virginia Schools and Private Citizens", September 7, 1958.
Transcript of Forum discussion with Dr. O. Glenn Stahl, Mr. Edmund Campbell and Mr. William M. Lightsey with moderator Matthew Warren "to tell the story of a citizens' committee from Arlington, Virginia, which is organized to keep the schools open".…

Flyer announcing an all-member meeting of the Arlington Committee to Preserve Public Schools, December 4, 1958.
Flyer announcing an all-member meeting to inform the public about the threat to public education in Virginia. 2 pages.

Treasurer's Report, Arlington Committee to Preserve Public Schools, May 19, 1959.
Treasurer's Report, Arlington Committee to Preserve Public Schools.

Letter sent to members of the "Arlington Committee to Preserve Public Schools", May 22, 1959.
Letter sent to members of the "Arlington Committee to Preserve Public Schools" asking members to vote to maintain the Committee. By-Laws required a vote to continue the Committee. Reasons given as to the importance of the work the Committee has done.

Flyer from "Save our Schools Committee of Arlington", December 20, 1955.
Flyer from "Save our Schools Committee of Arlington" requesting volunteers and money to defeat the proposed constitutional convention in the January 9, 1956 referendum. 2 pages.

Article by David L. Krupsaw, Chairman of the Arlington County Board, "The Day Nothing Happened", The ADL Bulletin, February, 1959.
Article about the first day of integrated school at Stratford Junior High School in Arlington and the preparations that had been made to make a smooth transition.

Letter to the "Members of the General Assembly" from the Arlington Committee to Preserve Schools, January 27, 1959.
Letter requesting General Assembly not to nullify Sections 129 and 133 of the Virginia Constitution that would result in the closing of public schools in Virginia.

Letter to members of the "Arlington Committee to Preserve Schools" asking current members to try to register at least 10 more people, 1958.
Letter to members of the "Arlington Committee to Preserve Schools" asking current members to try to register at least 10 more people because the Committee will be meeting with Virginia Governor Stanley and would like to be able to report a membership…

Letter to All Arlington Citizens from interim Organizing Committee to Preserve Public Schools, May 11, 1958.
Letter from 23 Arlington Citizens who have formed an interim Organizing Committee to Preserve Public Schools giving reasons they feel it is important to form the committee and asking other citizens to join them.