Washington Bee

Title

Washington Bee

Subject

Education

Creator

Courtesy of Readex: America's Historical Newspapers

Source

"Falls Church Gleanings," Washington Bee, September 10, 1921, 5

Date

1921

Text

A meeting of the educational committee of the Interracial Committee was held in the Episcopal Parish hall Monday evening. Chairman Castleman opened the meeting by stating its purpose to be that of consideration of educational problems of the colored people in the county of Fairfax. Secretary E. B. Henderson and J. B. Tinner, president of the local school league told of the difficulties and made suggestions to remedy matters. Mr. M. D. Hall, superintendent of county schools, and Mr. Greham, superintendent in charge of colored schools in the state, informed the committee of limitations and promised to do everything possible to better the conditions affecting education of colored children. Mr. Miles, secretary of the state interracial committee, praised the efforts of the members of the county movement and indicated that our work exemplified the type of work possible in get-to-gather meetings of this type. Other members present comprised members of the district school board.

Collection

Citation

Courtesy of Readex: America's Historical Newspapers , “Washington Bee ,” 100 Years Black Falls Church, accessed January 19, 2018, http://thecourtyardbrewery.com/items/show/545.

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