Robert R. Moton High School, Prince Edward County, Va., view of chains, 1962-1963

Abstract/Description: Robert R. Moton High School for African Americans on county road 628 in Prince Edward County, Va. This was the name of the school at the time the photo was taken in 1962. View of school from the east. Lock and chains blocking the driveway are seen in the foreground. The school was built in 1953, two years after the boycott by students at the original Robert R. Moton High School. This building had a pupil capacity of 650 and served grades 8-12. It was one of only two schools for African Americans in the county to have indoor plumbing and either steam or hot water heat. Later renamed Prince Edward County High School.
Subject(s): High schools
Prince Edward County (Va.)
Schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
African American schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
High schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
Public schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
School buildings -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
Historic buildings -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- Pictorial works
County: Prince Edward County (Va.)
R. R. Moton High School (Prince Edward County, Va.); Prince Edward County High School (Prince Edward County, Va.)