Recreation center off Longwood Ave. in Farmville, Va. It was purchased for $5,000 and improved by Prince Edward County African American citizens through their Farmville Recreation Association. It was used as a community center for African Americans throughout the county. It was also the site of activities conducted by the Richmond Committee of Volunteers to Prince Edward County. The benches shown in the yard were made by youngsters and volunteers involved in the Richmond Volunteer program.
Corporate Name Subject
Farmville Recreation Association; Richmond Committee of Volunteers to Prince Edward County
Recreation centers -- Virginia -- Farmville -- History -- Pictorial works
Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935-
Original Image Medium
Black and white negative
Original Image Size
6 x 9 cm.
Digital File Type
Scanned with Epson Expression 10000 XL, using Photoshop CS4, at 8-bit grayscale, 1200 ppi.