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"Act to Establish and Maintain a Uniform System of Public Free Schools"

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Title

"Act to Establish and Maintain a Uniform System of Public Free Schools"

Subject

African Americans, education, segregation

Description

Virginia's General Assembly passed an act to create the state's first public school system on July 11, 1870. Section 47 of the act required that "white and colored persons shall not be taught in the same school, but in separate schools, under the same general regulations as to management, usefulness, and efficiency. . . ."

Creator

Virginia General Assembly

Source

Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Virginia, Passed at the Session of 1869–'70 (1870), 402-417.

Publisher

Richmond, Va.: James E. Goode, Printer

Date

July 11, 1870

Contributor

Library of Virginia

Rights

CC BY-SA

Format

JPG

Type

Book

Identifier

15_1075_001a, 15_1075_001b, 15_1075_002a, 15_1075_002b, 15_1075_003a, 15_1075_003b, 15_1075_004a, 15_1075_004b, 15_1075_005a, 15_1075_005b, 15_1075_006a, 15_1075_006b, 15_1075_007a, 15_1075_007b, 15_1075_008a, 15_1075_008b

Coverage

Virginia