Personal Papers of Elizabeth Pfohl Campbell, 1942-1991 Finding Aid
1942 – 1991
The personal papers described in this guide are those collected and generated by Elizabeth Pfohl Campbell of Arlington, Virginia. The collection measures approximately seven linear feet and covers the period from 1945 through 1991, with the bulk of the material falling between 1947 and 1959.
The materials arranged in this collection were generated or collected through Mrs. Campbell's involvement in the Arlington County School Board, as well as her interests and activities in education and local politics. School board documents found in Subgroup One include member correspondence, board minutes, budgets, bond information, superintendent nomination and selection files, annual reports, handbooks, and integration plans, studies, and follow‑up reports. These documents cover the 1946 through 1991 period.
The record group also houses a wide variety of publications and reports generated by local civic associations and committees. Most focus on educational issues, and many on the efforts to integrate Arlington public schools in the mid‑1950s. These materials represent the various opinions of Arlington citizens concerning the integration issue.