Virginia Cabell Randolph (c. 1872-1962)

Virginia Cabell Randolph, an early African American educator in the Lynchburg public schools, taught for thirty years at the Jackson Street Elementary School. She also taught at the Jackson Street High School and Payne Elementary School. After retirement she founded a Community House in her home at 806 Harrison Street. Here, she directed cultural, educational, and welfare activities for black children. Randolph also developed a youth program that later evolved into black Scout troops.

Courtesy of the Southern Memorial Association and the Old City Cemetery

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