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Title Work

Title No: 4884

Title: Equality under law : the lost generation of Prince Edward county

Alternate Titles:

Lost generation of Prince Edward County

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1964 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Examines the case of the closing of the public schools of Prince Edward County, Va. in 1959, to avoid integration and the subsequent state and federal court litigation."--WorldCat.

"Documents the racial strife in Prince Edward County, Virginia. Explains how schools were closed during a four-year period to avoid racial integration until Supreme Court action forced their reopening under integrated conditions in 1964. Notes that 99% of the white children went to private schools while blacks attended the public schools."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 25 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Prince Edward County (Va.)--Race relations; Public schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County; Discrimination in education--Law and legislation; School integration--Virginia--Prince Edward County

DirectorBarnes, John
ProducerBarnes, John
Distribution CompanyEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)
CoordinatorStarr, Isidore

Items x1

4884-1Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library