Barbara Johns Day 2024

We at the Moton Museum are glad to share ways to learn about Barbara Johns! Please engage with the resources linked below, and we would love to have you visit the Moton Museum in Farmville, VA!

Barbara Rose Johns Powell – Biography

Learn about the Moton School Story – An in depth look at the Moton School Story

The Future of America’s Past (PBS) – Season 2 Episode 4 School Interrupted,public%20schools%20rather%20than%20integrate.


STRIKE! A Moton Museum Story – Learn about Barbara Johns for elementary age students

60 Second History: Barbara Johns and Brown v. Board of Education

Our Legacy: Stories from Prince Edward County, Virginia – Read the stories of  fellow student strikers J. Samuel Williams, Floyd Bland, Joy Speakes, and Joan Johns Cobbs.

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