The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 7

Title

The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 7

Subject

African American newspapers
Associations, institutions, etc.—African American membership
Race discrimination—United States
Prince Edward County (Va.)

Description

"New Industry Operates in Farmville" - Vivian Scott and Harold White - Stackpole Component Company, who came to Prince Edward in early 1966 and located its pilot plant, which employs 140 people, on Highway 460 has started work on a new plant. / "Virso Voters League" - Edward Morton and Carl Ross - The Virso Voters League, started in Spetember of 1966, is on a mission to register more voters and get them to the polls. / "Dramatic Club Journeyed to Luther Foster School" - Leroy Ross - The Robert R. Moton Drama Club attends a drama clinic at Luther H. Foster High School. / "Moton Student Publishes Poem" - Phillip Stockman - Robert Booker had three of his poems published in A BURST OF TRIUMPHS. / "Is the Job Corps for You?" - Robert Booker and Gladys Lawson - The Job Corps, made possible by the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, is explained. / "Attention Voice Readers!!" - Author Unknown - THE VOICE sponsors a gospel hour at Race Street Baptist Church to raise funds. / "Reviewing the Centennial Celebration of First Baptist" - Chuck Reid - First Baptist Church celebrates its hundred year anniversary and seventeen years of Rev. L. Francis Griffin as minister. / "County Needs Being Studied by PECAG" - Cocheyse Griffin and Debra White - Prince Edward Community Action Group, Inc. is sponsoring seven community aides to study the needs of people in the county. / "Foster Defeats Moton" - Legrant Scott and Edward Morton - Moton is defeated by Foster at the Homecoming game. / "Famous Negroes" - Varian Jackson - The first in a series of columns exploring famous Black pioneers of America. / "Editorial: The End of the Line" - Author Unknown - A plea for the Board of Supervisors to give attention to the public schools. / "Guest Editorial: The Truth Shall Make You Free" - L. Francis Griffin - A piece condemning The Farmville Herald for its biases while exploring the facts behind the Supreme Court ruling of 1954, Brown vs. Board.

Creator

Various Contributors
Phaeby Dupey, editor
Donzella White, editor

Source

Hampden-Sydney College Archives & Special Collections

Date

1966-12

Rights

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Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

10010566

Coverage

Farmville, VA (Prince Edward County)

Provenance

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Original Format

1 page, front and back; 11"x17"

Files

TheVoice_Vol2No7_Pg1.jpg

Citation

Various Contributors, Phaeby Dupey, editor, and Donzella White, editor, “The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 7,” Hampden-Sydney College Digital Repository, accessed May 25, 2024, https://dams.hsc.edu/items/show/724.