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W. W. Trent

W. W. Trent, who served as West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools from 1933 to 1957, was born on January 31, 1878 in Nicholas County.

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Integration of Schools in West Virginia
"'The Nearly Perfect State': Governor Homer Adams Holt, the WPA Writers' Project and the Making of West Virginia: A Guide to the Mountain State"
"Segregation and Integration in McDowell County"
"Persecution and Acceptance: The Strange History of Discrimination Against Married Women Teachers in West Virginia"
Guide to the William W. Trent Collection


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