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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 December

In Roanoke, Va., WSLS-TV Reporter Bill Mason Visits Gilmer School to Interview an Employee About the School Closing Down

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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1 min., 26 sec.
WSLS-TV reporter Bill Mason interviews an employee of Gilmer School about dismantling the institution. The woman has worked at Gilmer School for 40 years and is sad to see it disbanded. According to the woman, the children currently attending Gilmer School will be relocated to Hurt Park Elementary School, Harrison School, and Melrose Elementary School.
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