First hand accounts about Gum Springs and Freedman “colored” schools

Title

First hand accounts about Gum Springs and Freedman “colored” schools

Description

This first-hand account of colored schools in the Mount Vernon and Sully school districts in Fairfax County are taken from diary entries and letters.

Source

They were published in African American Landowners, Churches, Schools and Businesses, Fairfax County, Virginia (1860-1900) brochure, text by Guinevere Jones, Brian Sales, Theora Austin, and Edith Sprouse, 2009.

Date

1868 and 1871

Citation

"First hand accounts about Gum Springs and Freedman “colored” schools ," in Teaching with Laurel Grove School, Item #51, http://chnm.gmu.edu/laurelgrove/items/show/51 (accessed April 24, 2014).