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*[[Randolph Louis White]] (1896-1991) founded the [[Charlottesville-Albemarle Tribune]], a newspaper serving Charlottesville's African American community.
 
*[[Randolph Louis White]] (1896-1991) founded the [[Charlottesville-Albemarle Tribune]], a newspaper serving Charlottesville's African American community.
  
*[[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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*[[April 15]] &ndash; Charlottesville voters approved establishment of a [[Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority | 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>
 
==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
  

Revision as of 22:10, 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, Lee Enterprises, April 16, 1954, retrieved January 13, 2020. Print. April 16, 1954 page one.