Struggle, Sacrifice, and Scholarship – Black Education in Central Virginia, 1800-1922
Susie Gibson, Jeanes Supervisor, and her pupils, Bedford County, Virginia, c. 1915. The Jeanes Fund, also known as the Negro Rural School Fund, was established in 1907 by Pennsylvania Quaker Anna T. Jeanes. The fund provided supervisors for poor rural schools.
The Slave-Holding Era
Civil War and Reconstruction
Self-Help and Advocacy
Beginnings of Lynchburg Public Schools
Virginia Theological Seminary and College
Separate But Equal?