Plan to attend a free screening of a 20-minute trailer of They Closed Our Schools at the Virginia Historical Society on October 22, 2015. Learn more about the event.

They Closed Our Schools, 1959-64
A documentary film on the history of the public schools closings, 1959-1964, and its aftermath, in Prince Edward County, Virginia.
About the Film
Film Credits
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A Production of Mercy Seat Films
©Copyright 2015 Mercy Seat Films. All right reserved. Photograph courtesy of Vera Allen.