Title page for ETD etd-10202005-102820
|Type of Document
||Lee, Mathelle K.
||A history of Luther P. Jackson high school : a report of a case study on the development of a black high school
||Doctor of Education
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- High schools Virginia Fairfax County Case studies
- Segregation in education Virginia Fairfax County C
|Date of Defense
Prior to 1954, blacks in Fairfax County who wanted to
receive an education beyond the seventh grade were bussed by
the county to Manassas Regional High School in Prince
William County or independently attended Dunbar High School,
Phelps Vocational Center, Cardoza High School or Armstrong
High School in Washington, D.C.
The purpose of this dissertation was to describe,
record and analyze the events and actions that led to the
establishment, operation, desegregation and eventual demise
of Luther P. Jackson High School, the first and on1y high
school for blacks in Fairfax County, Virginia. This study
provides useful information to the Fairfax County School
The population for the study consisted of
representatives from community and civil rights leaders,
school administrators, students, teachers and secretaries
who were involved with Luther P. Jackson at various stages
of its existence.
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