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Norfolk Academy Librarian Edith Reynolds White

Edith Reynolds White, who served as Norfolk Academy's head librarian from 1961-1983, died this month at the age of 96. She lived an amazing life, working in the women's codebreaking unit of the Navy during WWII, founding a committee that fought to integrate Norfolk schools, and serving as an educator and arts advocate. She also was an artist in Norfolk Academy's Art Show, held annually before Field Day. The Virginian-Pilot's Katherine Hafner wrote a compelling article about her work to better our community, featuring insights from her family and from former NA English teacher Pat Hume. Read more.

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