Historical society to share ‘Black Voices of Holley Graded School’

Holley Graded School photographed in 1986 with unidentified trustees. Photo courtesy of Virginia Department of Historic Resources

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS), in partnership with Holley Graded School Inc., will host a two-part virtual program, “Black Voices: Memories of Holley Graded School,” on February 22 and 27 by Zoom.

 The first session, “Holley Graded School Memories, 1922-1959,” will be presented at 3 p.m. February 22.

“This presentation will focus on Black educational experiences at Holley Graded School in the early-to-mid-1900s, as told through audio clips, transcriptions and research from….[to-view-more]