“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Falls Church, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

1919 - 1938

1919 - 1938 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2021
1. 1919 - 1938 Marker
Inscription.  Though Mary Ellen Henderson and Ollie Tinner spent 20 years lobbying for a new school for black children, it was Henderson's published study that proved the disparity in spending on black and white schools.
Erected 2016 by Tinner Hill Heritage Trail.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsEducation. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Falls Church, Tinner Hill Heritage Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
Location. 38° 52.781′ N, 77° 10.609′ W. Marker is in Falls Church, Virginia. Marker is on South Washington Street (U.S. 29) just south of Tinner Hill Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 510 S Washington St, Falls Church VA 22046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Falls Church Honors (here, next to this marker); 1960s (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named 1960s (here, next to this marker); Today (2016) (here,
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next to this marker); 1997 (here, next to this marker); 1961 (here, next to this marker); 1919 - 1949 (here, next to this marker); Dr. Harold Johnson, Dr. Harry Montgomery, and Viola Hudson (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Church.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Feb. 28, 2024