Schools by Race

Our project looks at the history of education prior to 1950, when schools throughout the United States were still racially segregated. Franklin County was no exception. In the space below, we have distinguished the schools that served white students from schools that served African American students.

Schools of Franklin County, VA, pre-1950
Schools for white students in blue text
Schools for African-American students in red text
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