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VAPRI1.pdf
This Extra edition of the Virginia Health Bulletin discusses and reprints Virginia's Racial Integrity Act of 1924. In the Virginia Law to Preserve Racial Integrity, "white" persons were defined as those with "no trace whatsoever of any blood other…

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View of 11th St. S. from S. Queen Street in the Arlington View neighborhood, formerly known as Johnson's Hill, the neighborhood where Hoffman-Boston Junior-Senior High was located.

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View of 11th St. S. from Queen St., looking east, in the Arlington View neighborhood, formerly known as Johnson's Hill, the neighborhood where Hoffman-Boston Junior-Senior High was located.

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View of the intersection of S. Pierce St. and 12th St. S. in the Arlington View neighborhood, formerly known as Johnson's Hill, the neighborhood where Hoffman-Boston Junior-Senior High was located.

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View from S. Queen Street looking east down 12th St. South in the Arlington View neighborhood, formerly known as Johnson's Hill, the neighborhood where Hoffman-Boston Junior-Senior High was located.

94-16-8-53.pdf
4 page document discussing the national civil rights movement and the struggle for desegregation in Arlington. Backs of pages include a program of a dinner and dance, a salute of the Arlington Young Democrats by the Arlington County Board Democrats,…

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Pamphlet written by Anna Holden regarding the Congress of Racial Equality's (CORE) role in making desegregation in Nashville, TN possible. 16 pages

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A Report to the Arlington Churches on Racial Discrimination in Bowling Alleys and Motels, early 1964.

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Sample local NAACP branch budget, including revenue and expenditures.

7-1-8-4-19.pdf
Description of founding and activities of the committee. 3 pages

94-16-8-10.pdf
Summary reported by a Fairfax County organization, the Democratic Women of Mount Vernon, regarding the Supreme Court Decision, reactions, population information, and integration in Fairfax. 15 Pages

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Invitation to a tea honoring Esther Cooper to help her attain a "life membership" to the NAACP. The tea is scheduled for April 8, 1956.

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Address of the Governor to the General Assembly submitting a bill for a referendum on holding a Constitutional Convention to amend Section 141 of the Constitution of Virginia. 4 pages

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

7-1-8-17-74.pdf
Anonymous letter expressing admonishment of a possible desegregated prom. 2 pages

7-1-8-4-17.pdf
Explanation of the Committee to Preserve Public Schools and invitation for interested affiliates. 2 pages

7-1-8-4-9.pdf
Letter regarding press statement, recruitment of new members, and upcoming committee meeting

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Packet of papers related to a July 1, 1971 meeting about the Drew Elementary desegregation plan. Include statement from a group of local ministers, organizing phone list, and extracts from the board action.

18-1-1-1-23.pdf
Alphabetical list of members of the Arlington Branch, NAACP, including addresses, circa 1953 Handwritten additions and notes throughout. 6 pages.

18-1-1-1-18.pdf
Alphabetical list of members of the Arlington Branch, NAACP, including addresses and some phone numbers. Handwritten additions and notes throughout. 5 pages
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