Brown v. Board of Education Documents: Virginians Respond — Northern Virginia
Letter from Carl E. Auvil, Falls Church, to Governor Thomas B. Stanley, Richmond. November 15, 1954. Office of the Governor, Thomas B. Stanley Papers. Certainly not all Virginians were against desegregation. Carl Auvil wrote that "Both the principles of Christianity and the law of our land point toward elimination of racial segregation."