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Library Desegregation


  1. Ariel Aberg-Riger, “A History of the American Public Library,Bloomberg News, February 2019.
  2. Chris Barbuschak and Suzanne S. LaPierre, Desegregation in Northern Virginia Libraries (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2023), 15. 
  3. From "History of Fairfax County Branch" by Edwin Henderson and Edith Hussey , “School Facilities for Negro Children in Fairfax County,” 100 Years Black Falls Church, accessed January 8, 2024.
  4. E.B. Henderson, “Letter to the Editor 2 – no Title.” The Washington Post and Times Herald (1954-1959), Mary 22, 1954.
  5. Negro P-TA Warned on Complacency,” The Washington Post and Times Herald (1954-1959), November 12, 1955.
  6. Barbuschak and LaPierre, 89.
  7. Kay Martin Britto, telephone interview with Paula Hawkins, April 27, 2022.