Museum Seeking Help in Contacting Remaining Davis vs. Prince Edward Plaintiffs

Group photo of several plaintiffs in the 1951 Davis v. Prince Edward case honored at the celebration on April 22, 2011.

As part of our celebration of the 60th anniversary of the student strike at Robert Russa Moton High School, we were very happy to present commemorative gifts to each of the plaintiffs in the Davis v. Prince Edward case who were able to attend our special event in April. We would still like to honor each of the plaintiffs and are seeking help in reaching a number of individuals or their families that we have not yet contacted. Our goal is to present or send a miniature chalkboard personalized with each individual’s name to commemorate the courage shown by each during the Robert Russa Moton High School strike in 1951, and the contribution they made to education in Virginia and across the country. Please review the updated list below and share this article with your contacts to help us get in touch with as many of these honorees or their family members as possible.

We appreciate any help you can provide. If you have information on an individual, or would like more information, please contact Patrice Carter of the Robert Russa Moton Museum at (434) 315-8775, ext. 3 or by email at Patrice.carter@motonmuseum.org.

Seeking contact information for the following Davis v. Prince Edward Plaintiffs or their family members:
Warren Lee Davis
Rosa Bell Davis
Metteaner West
Mary Trent
Rose Marie Trent
Amelia Womack
Aubrey Womack
John Monroe
Evelyn Scott
Thomas H. Scott
Henry Scott
Myrtle V. West
Viola Neal
Catherine Neal
Sarah Elizabeth Hicks
Joseph Booker
George Lee
Charlie Redd
Gladys Redd
Nannie Lee
Ellen Banks
Thelma Leola Allen
Loretta Booker
Thomas H. Allen
Silas Redd
Stella Watkins
John Paul Jones
Sallie Spencer
Herman Monroe
Richard Monroe
Harry Monroe
Bertha Davis
Dorothy Davis
Inez Davis
Lee Emmett Neal
Willie Davis
Mary Streat
Amanda Goode
Mariam Goode
Robert Goode, Jr.
John Davis
Grace Elizabeth Brown
Mary Rebecca Hall
Harry Hall
Walter Brown
Mary Moton
Jacob Moton
Elridge Moton
Alphonzo Bigger
Katie Bigger
Daisy Willis
Lottie Celeste Willis
Dorothy Berkley
Hal Verner Allen
Nelson Carey
Irene Carey
Anna Bell Carey
Mary Lizzie Carey
Mattie Vaughn
Calvin A. Vaughn
Maude E. Walker
Maude Estelle Walker
John Junius Walker
Margaret Allen
Ethel Harris
Virginia Harris