White Oak Colored School
Original Author: Jackson Davis
Created: ca. 1915
Medium: Photograph

White Oak Colored School

This 1915 photograph by Jackson Davis shows the interior of the White Oak Colored School in Halifax County. Davis, the Virginia field agent for the General Education Board from 1915 to 1929, took this photograph, one of about 6,000 he made documenting the conditions of rural schools and the industrial education of African Americans.

Citation: Jackson Davis Papers, 1906–1947, Accession #3072, #3072-a, Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.