White Elementary School, Halifax County, VA
In the 1937–38 school year, about the time of this photo of a white elementary school in South Boston, Halifax County had eight brick, stone, or concrete schools for whites but only two similar buildings for blacks. Courtesy Library of Congress.
Bottom photo: Elementary school for whites, Halifax County
In 1937–38, in Halifax County, the total value of white school property was $561,262, contrasted to only $176,881 for the county's black schools. Shown here is a white elementary school in South Boston. Courtesy Library of Congress.
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