Peaks Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va., rear view of building, 1962-1963

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Abstract/Description:Peaks Elementary School for African Americans, located on county road 626 in Prince Edward County, Va. Rear view of building. The school was built in 1939, with a 1943 addition, and served grades 1-6 with a pupil capacity of 70. There was no indoor plumbing and no steam or hot water heat. At the time the photograph was taken, it was in very poor condition with peeling whitewash, two rooms with wood stoves and pipes, and outdoor privies in poor shape.
Subject(s):Elementary schools
Prince Edward County (Va.)
Schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
African American schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
Elementary schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
African American elementary schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
Public schools -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
School buildings -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County -- History -- Pictorial works
County: Prince Edward County (Va.)
Peaks Elementary School (Prince Edward County, Va.)
Date Created:1962-1963