Old Dominion University Libraries Collection
Sonia Yaco, special collections librarian at Old Dominion University, talked about items in their collection related to school… read more
Sonia Yaco, special collections librarian at Old Dominion University, talked about items in their collection related to school desegregation, including court records, letters from parents, and a letter from a former governor of Virginia which states that any school deciding to integrate will be shut down. From 1959-1964 all schools were closed in this area of Virginia. White children went to private schools and black children were not allowed in any school.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on March 18-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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