Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 February

Leaving Their Homes on the Way to Ramsey Elementary, Children Attend Their First Day in the Newly Integrated School in Alexandria, Virginia

Digital Collection

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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Format
Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
Release Date
1959-02-10
Run Time
43 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Script Excerpt
For nine Negrocelementary and secondary school students, this was the long-awaited day of integration in Alexandria, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.
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