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*[[Randolph Louis White]] (1896-1991) founded the [[Charlottesville-Albemarle Tribune]], a newspaper serving Charlottesville's African American community.
  
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*[[April 15]] &ndash; Charlottesville voters approved establishment of a [[Redevelopment and Housing Authority]] “by a narrow margin of 36 votes in a climax to five years of effort to get a slum clearance and low-rent housing program organized.” The total vote of 2,174 was heavier than usual for a special election in which only one issue was involved. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Housing Body for City Voted by Slim Margin|url=https://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2686621/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2686622/5739.5/1271.5/3/1/0|author=staff|pageno=one|printdate=April 16, 1954|publishdate= April 16, 1954|accessdate=January 13, 2020}}</ref>
 
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Revision as of 23:06, 13 January 2020

← 1953 Janus.jpg This article is a date about important or significant events that happened (or will happen) in the year 1954 1955 →

This article is a date listing important or significant events that happened (or will happen) on events for the year 1954


Events

  • April 15 – Charlottesville voters approved establishment of a Redevelopment and Housing Authority “by a narrow margin of 36 votes in a climax to five years of effort to get a slum clearance and low-rent housing program organized.” The total vote of 2,174 was heavier than usual for a special election in which only one issue was involved. [1]

Deaths

Images

  1. Web. Housing Body for City Voted by Slim Margin, staff, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, April 16, 1954, retrieved January 13, 2020. Print. April 16, 1954 page one.