Recess Time, Bear Mountain Indian Mission School

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Title

Recess Time, Bear Mountain Indian Mission School

Description

In this photo taken by the Episcopal minister John Haraughty, children enjoy recess at the Bear Mountain Indian Mission School near Bear Mountain in Amherst County sometime between 1955 and 1960.

The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the Bear Mountain site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal minister Arthur P. Gray Jr. established Saint Paul's Mission and added classrooms to the cabin. The Bear Mountain Indian Mission School enrolled students through the seventh grade until public school desegregation in 1964.

Creator

John Haraughty

Source

Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, Amherst County

Date

ca. 1955–1960

Rights

Courtesy of the Monacan Indian Nation

Coverage

Amherst
Bear Mountain
twentieth century

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Original Format

Photo collage

Files

Children1edit.jpg

Citation

John Haraughty, “Recess Time, Bear Mountain Indian Mission School,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed August 5, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/126.

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