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Eastern Board of Officials was the first organization for African American referees to officiate African American sport competitions. The correct founding date is 1905.

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The Uline Arena was the venue for sporting events throughout the Washington DC metro area. This flyer protesting the discriminatory policy of the arena, especially the ban on interracial competitions.

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Senate Bill to reimburse F. Foote $1,095 for stores and supplies taken from him during the Civil War

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1915 Referendum vote regarding segregation within the Town.

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Mary Ellen Henderson's retirement from teaching. According to the article, the two room school house (Fall Church Colored School) opened in 1887. The photograph should be cropped out because it from her 1950 retirement, after 31 years of teaching.

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Francis J. Grimke, Pastor, 15th Street Presbyterian Church, Washington, D. C., E. B. Henderson, Mary Ellen Henderson

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A newspaper clipping describing the opening of James E. Lee School.

A collaborative project between: African and African American Studies, George Mason University, and the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation. Funding was provided in part by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.