Lesson 5: Founding of the Laurel Grove School and Other "Colored" Schools in Fairfax County, 1860-1890


Books and Media

African American Landowners, Churches, Schools and Businesses, Fairfax County, Virginia (1860-1900) brochure, text by Guinevere Jones, Brian Sales, Theora Austin, and Edith Sprouse, 2000.

Linda Sargent Wood. “Get an Education and Everything Will Fall in Line”:  The Laurel Grove “Colored” School in Northern Virginia, 1884-1932.  Essay, 2006.