Joan Cooper: Taking a Stand
Joan Cooper (1940-2014) was an African-American Arlington social and civic activist, community leader, and passionate anti-drug campaigner.
Dorothy Hamm: Speaking Out
Dorothy Hamm was at the forefront of the civil rights movement in Arlington, and lead efforts to successfully desegregate Arlington’s schools and theaters.
Arlington Council on Human Relations: Speaking Out
The Arlington Council on Human Relations was to improve the economic, civic, and racial conditions in Arlington County.
Joan Trumpauer Mulholland: Taking a Stand
Civil rights activist, educator, and founder of the Joan Trumpauer Mulholland Foundation.
Barbara Marx: Speaking Out
Marx was involved with civil rights activities and the NAACP, Arlingtonians for a Better County, the Arlington Community Action Committee, and the League of Women Voters.
Dr. Charles Drew: Taking a Stand
Dr. Charles Richard Drew (1904-1950) was a surgeon and a pioneer in the field of blood plasma preservation, storage, and transfusions.
William A. Rowe: Taking a Stand
William Augustus Rowe (1834-1907) was a pivotal figure in the early development of the Green Valley/Nauck community.
Nguyen Ngoc Bich: Speaking Out
Nguyen Ngoc Bich (1937-2016) was a pivotal Arlingtonian in commercial and community affairs alike.
William T. Syphax: Taking a Stand
Native Arlingtonian William Thomas Syphax (1920-1989) was a prominent Black business entrepreneur, philanthropist, and advocate for the Black community in Arlington County.
Edmund Campbell: Speaking Out
Edmund Douglas Campbell (1899–1995) was a lawyer, social activist, and Arlington County Board member who advocated for civil rights, school desegregation, and state representation according to population.
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