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VCU Collection Offers More on Hill's Legacy

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Thank you for your coverage of Oliver Hill, a remarkable person and a great gift to our commonwealth (Street Talk, News & Features, Aug. 8).

If you care to see detail on his most famous case, I welcome your visit to Web sites where my own work on Prince Edward can be found, some of which was done for Oliver Hill and his colleagues in the later stages of the case during school closing:

  • "Separate but Not Equal: Race, Education, and Prince Edward County, Virginia," www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/pec.html.

  • "A Perspective of the Prince Edward County School Issue," www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/pec03.html.

  • "Special Collection on AFSC Work in the Prince Edward County Virginia School Closing Issue," webarchive.afsc.org/archives/princeedward/princeed.htm.

  • "They Closed Our Schools," www.mercyseatfilms.com.

    Edward H. Peeples
    Emeritus
    Virginia Commonwealth University




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