As the longest serving member of the Arlington County Board to date, Bozman supported countless causes that have made long lasting impacts on the county and Northern Virginia.
Established in 1952, the Green Valley Pharmacy is the first (and only) pharmacy and lunch counter in Arlington that would serve African American patrons during the Jim Crow era.
Cub Scout Pack #589 was Arlington’s first African American Cub Scout Pack, established in 1952 and founded by Ernest Johnson.
In honor of the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Arlington County public schools, we present an oral history clip from Dorothy Hamm who lived in Arlington at the height of the battle to desegregate Arlington’s public schools, and was part of different lawsuits throughout the county to integrate not only the schools but restaurants, hospitals, and theaters.
In this photo, a group of late 1950s/early 1960s Hoffman-Boston high school students examine a relic on display at the Museum of Natural History.
Can you guess the location of these images? We’ll give you a few clues…
For nearly 50 years, community activist and Nauck resident Joan Cooper worked for change in her neighborhood.
Central Library, First Floor
1015 North Quincy Street
Arlington VA 22201