CHARLOTTESVILLE URBAN DESIGN AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Vinegar Hill History Notes
- Not surprisingly, the history of Charlottesville and Albemarle
has been extensively documented in books, articles, dissertations,
biographies, etc. The computer "text" contains a very extensive
bibliographic listing. Follow the link at the bottom of the page to view the bibliography. Among the most impressive articles dealing with the urban and architectural
heritage of Charlottesville is K. Edward Lay's, "Charlottesville's
Architectural Legacy",The Magazine of Albemarle County History, Vol.
Charlottesville, May, 1988.
- James Alexander, Early Charlottesville: Recollections of James
Alexander 1828-1874, Edited by Mary Rawlings, Albemarle County
Society, Charlottesville, 1942, pp. 92, 93.
- Alexander, ibid. p. 100.
- Alexander, ibid. p. 110.
- Alexander, ibid. pp. 98, 100.
- John Hammond Moore, Albemarle, Jefferson's County, 1727-1976,
University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1976, p. 165.
- Wilma T. Mangione, editor, From Porch Swings to Patios: An Oral
History Project of Charlottesville Neighborhoods, 1914-1980, The City
- Charlottesville's part in the movement of "massive resistance" was
prominent; it was one of three communities which specifically
the federal imperative of school integration through court challenges.
Contemporary newspaper articles document the drawn out period of
controversy, and several articles and books have revisited this period.
Among these are: Alexander De Mont, The Denouement of Virginia's
Resistance to Desegregation: The closing of the Schools in
Charlottesville, Norfolk and Warren County, Thesis, University of
1978. Anna Holden, The Bus Stops Here: A Study of School Desegregation
in Three Cities, Agathon Press, Schocken Books, New York, 1974. Paul
Gaston and Thomas T. Hammond, Public School Desegregation:
Charlottesville, Virginia, 1955-1962, University of Virginia Printing
Services, Charlottesville, 1962. Kevin Cox is working on an updated
history of the school desegregation controversy and Vinegar Hill.
- Moore, op.cit., pp. 429, 430.
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