News footage from two local television stations in Roanoke, Virginia. Footage from 1959 offers perspectives on school integration from African American students, white students, a veteran teacher. and Vivian Carter Mason (a founder of the Women's...
Civil rights movements; Race relations; School integration
Includes letters written by freedmen's teachers Lucy and Sarah Chase, Jane Briggs Smith, and Gertrude Allen; letters from freedwomen and freedmen; and articles in publications such as New-York Illustrated News, Harper's Weekly, and Frank Leslie's...
Civil War, 1861-1865; Education; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Women teachers
United States -- South Carolina; United States -- Virginia
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