1 September 1961, students and parents of Snow Hill School, a Rosenwald Fund School, led a "stay at home" boycott as a result of the poor conditions of their two-room frame schoolhouse three miles west of Warrenton, NC. The school had no running water or bathroom and relied on a single outdoor water pump and outhouse.
From the N&O negative collection, State Archives of North Carolina. Photo copyrighted by the News and Observer. Illegal to use without express permission from the N&O.
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