Union Kempsville High School Museum

Shirin Spencer toured Union Kempsville High School Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Historian Edna Hendrix and former student Roy… read more

Shirin Spencer toured Union Kempsville High School Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Historian Edna Hendrix and former student Roy Reid also spoke about the school. Union Kempsville High School was the first high school for African Americans in Princess Anne County, now known as Virginia Beach, Virginia. In the 1930s, the local African-American community came together to raise money for a school, and the result was Princess Anne County Training School. In 1962 the school changed its name to Union Kempsville High 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. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Hendrix, Edna Historian Union Kempsville High School (Princess Anne County Training School)
  • Reid, Roy Student (Former) Union Kempsville High School (Princess Anne County Training School)
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Union Kempsville High School Museum

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Tour
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 20, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 29, 2013

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  • Apr 20, 2013 | 11:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2013 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2013 | 12:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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