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Headline in Kanawha County Textbook Controversy


On September 13, 1974, Kanawha County schools were closed in the wake of violence in the county's textbook controversy.

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"County Schools Closed In Face of Text Fight"
"United Parcel Worker Shot At Rand" (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy)
"Moore, Melton Sniping Catches Public In Middle" (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy)
Letter on Kanawha County Textbook Controversy, Sc93-3
Open Letter to Superintendent Underwood (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy), Sc2002-053
Caricature of Alice Moore by Taylor Jones (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy), Taylor Jones Collection, Sc85-01
Caricature of Rev. Jim Lewis by Taylor Jones (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy), Taylor Jones Collection, Sc85-01
Tree of Two Sides in Kanawha County Textbook Controversy, Sc2002-053
Alice Moore Re-election Poster (Kanawha County Textbook Controversy), Sc93-3
Video Clip of the Kanawha County Textbook Controversy


On This Day in West Virginia History: September