African American/Integration
Flag Salute Case
Kanawha County Textbook Controversy
Lewis County
Logan County
Recht Decision
Teacher Walkout
Individual Schools


Photographs of Schools in West Virginia
Antebellum Education
Academies in West Virginia
Golden Horseshoe Database

African American/Integration (see also individual schools)

Early Negro Education in West Virginia, by Carter G. Woodson
"A West Virginia Dilemma: Martin v. Board of Education, 1896," by Douglas C. Smith (West Virginia History)
"State Moves Toward Integration"
Integration of Schools in West Virginia
"Segregation and Integration in the Appalachian Coalfields: McDowell County Responds to the Brown Decision," by Alice E. Carter (West Virginia History)
Integration of Matoaka High School (Time Trail)
"Integration Makes History In Mercer County Schools"
"Two Area Schools Stage Integration Protests"
"Police On Guard At Matoaka High"
"Area Schools Returning To Normal After Integration Demonstrations"
Integration of West Virginia's Teachers' Associations (Time Trail)

Flag Salute Case

Barnette v. Board of Education (Time Trail)
State Board of Education Resolution on Salute to the Flag
"Flag Salute Rule Voided" (Barnette v. Board of Education)

Kanawha County Textbook Controversy

Kanawha County Textbook Controversy (Time Trail)
"County Schools Closed In Face of Text Fight"
"United Parcel Worker Shot At Rand" (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy)
"Moore, Melton Sniping Catches Public In Middle" (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy)
Letter on Kanawha County Textbook Controversy, Sc93-3
Open Letter to Superintendent Underwood (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy), Sc2002-053
Caricature of Alice Moore by Taylor Jones (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy), Taylor Jones Collection, Sc85-01
Caricature of Rev. Jim Lewis by Taylor Jones (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy), Taylor Jones Collection, Sc85-01
Tree of Two Sides in Kanawha County Textbook Controversy, Sc2002-053
Alice Moore Re-election Poster (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy), Sc93-3
Video Clip of the Kanawha County Textbook Controversy

Lewis County

Enrollment of poor students in Lewis County, 18311859

Logan County

"State takes control of Logan school system"
"State takes control"

Recht Decision

The Recht Decision (Time Trail)
Extracts From the Recht Decision
"School Funds Ruling Outrages State Officials" (Recht Decision)
"School Ruling Pleases Small Counties" (Recht Decision)

Teacher Walkout

"Teacher in 30 counties vote to walk out" (Teachers' Walkout of 1980)
"Thousands rally to push pay hike" (Teachers' Walkout of 1980)
Increasing Salaries For Teachers (Teachers' Walkout of 1980)


"Anything But Cordial: Coeducation and West Virginia University's Early Women," by Lillian J. Waugh and Judith G. Stitzel (West Virginia History)
"Persecution and Acceptance: The Strange History of Discrimination Against Married Women Teachers in West Virginia," by Robert J. O'Brien (West Virginia History)
Jameson vs. Board of Education: Supreme Court Decision
"Mrs. Jameson Finally Wins Famous Suit"

Individual Schools

Academy Of Science

Alderson Academy

Bluefield State College

Concord College

Glenville State College

Lewisburg Female Institute

Marshall University

Mine Health and Safety Academy

Morgantown Female Seminary

Storer College

West Virginia Normal and Industrial School for Colored Orphans

West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

West Virginia State University

West Virginia University


Jared Arter and the West Virginia College and Seminary at Hilltop (Time Trail)
Biography of Jared Maurice Arter
"Alexander Campbell: A Brief Sketch of His Life and Public Career"
Sources on Alexander Campbell
Alexander Campbell Immigrates to America (Time Trail)
Fannie Cobb Carter
John Warren Davis
Death of Morris Harvey (Time Trail)
J. McHenry Jones
Biography of Charles E. McGhee
Byrd Prillerman
"Joseph Ray, The Mathematician, and The Man"
Death Notice of Joseph Ray
Cover of Ray's Arithmetic
"Prof. Wade Dies" (Alexander Wade)
"Prof. Wade's Work" (Alexander Wade)
Booker T. Washington
Carter G. Woodson

History Center

West Virginia Archives and History