Students protest Prince Edward County public school closings, Main Street near courthouse, Farmville, Va., July 1963
Location: North Main Street, Farmville, Va.
Date on back of photograph: 1963-07
Identifying note: Sandra "Sandy" Stokes in foreground. Second person in line is Everett Berryman, Jr. followed by Emerson Hunt.
Note: Both First Baptist Church and Beulah AME Church held classes to provide some education for African-American children. A group of college students from Queens College came to Farmville to assist with the educational effort. This effort was called The Student Help Project.
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Collection: Farmville 1963 Civil Rights Protests
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