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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1955 October

Roanoke, Va., House of Delegates Candidates Speak on Teacher Salaries and Milk Commission

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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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2 min., 38 sec.
Roanoke, Va., candidates for the Virginia House of Delegates Hazel Barger, Kossen Gregory, A. Linwood Holton, and Julian Rutherfoord make guest appearances at a meeting of Roanoke's Williamson Road Woman's Club. Barger presents statistics on teacher salaries, teacher qualifications, and education in the state, arguing in favor of increasing minimum salaries for Virginia teachers. Rutherfoord calls for the end of price-fixing by the State Milk Commission, as well as a restructuring of the commission itself.
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