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Fontana Dam Schools

The photos of two schools at Fontana Dam, North Carolina in the early 1940s- Welch Cove Negro School and Fontana Village School - illustrate why the ensuing struggle to desegregate southern schools was so important.

Subject

African Americans | Desegregation | Education

Creator

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Record Group 142

Source

Kodak Negatives, 1933-1981
Historic Photograph Collection, 1933-1980

Date

February 1944 | November 1942

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Still Image, 2 photos

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 279689
National Archives Identifier 7130538

Coverage

Fontana Village (N.C.)

Original Format

Negative
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