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First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.)

 Organization

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

African-American Heritage Exhibit materials

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials gathered during 2001 for an African American heritage exhibit put on by Rockbridge Historical Society. It also contains a booklet from 125th anniversary of the First Baptist Church in Lexington, Va.
Dates: Inclusive 1992-2001 approximate

Black In Lexington: Endurance and Hope in a Vanishing Community. education, business, religion, profiles, etc., 2010

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the File: Folder includes four items: "A Community's Stories" article from The News Gazzette concerning an exhibit by the Rockbridge Historical Society; a list of 'Old Lexington Colored People,' from the early 1900's from Leslie Lyle Campbell's notes; information on a group of slaves from Caroline County (a page copied from Colonial Caroline: a History of Caroline County, Virginia); and a letter to Special Collections concerning information on the holdings of records concerning black history in Virginia....
Dates: 2010

First Baptist Church, Lexington, VA

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of research files on local and regional churches, especially those found in Rockbridge and Augusta counties in Virginia. The files are arranged alphabetically by name of church and are comprised of both primary and secondary resources.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2000

First Baptist Church Receipt Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0632
Scope and Contents The collection consists of color scans of a ledger belonging to the First Baptist Church of Lexington, Virginia, presumably used to document donations given to the church from 1890 to 1907. Of note is the list of then-parishoners accompanying the donations.
Dates: 1890 - 1907

Invitations to the Wedding of Nannie Walker and Clarence Wood, 1919-07-18

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents This file contains the wedding invitation for Nannie Walker's wedding to Clarence M. Wood, held at First Bapstist Church in Lexington, Va. Contains brief reference to Blandome.
Dates: Event: 1919-07-18

King, Martin Luther

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents File includes various copies of programs of "A Celebration of the Life of King," bulletins for churches, as well as various programs, which includes Black History Month.
The 2010 Black History Month program includes the following: Poem, "From the Shanty to the White House," by Laura Watts; "Ground Hog Poem," by Spotswood Alexander Styles; "What If There Were No Black Folk?," by Barbara Leahy, 1998.
Dates: 1700 - 2018

Obsequies of Ms. Nellie Virginia Lewis , 1969-07-10

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 26
Scope and Contents This files includes the obsequies of Mrs. Nellie Virginia Lewis. The pamphlet includes an obituary, information about the location, date, time, and the Reverend conducting the service.
Dates: 1969-07-10

Rockbridge Historical Society files on churches

 Collection — Box: 1-3, Folder: 1-49
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of research files on local and regional churches, especially those found in Rockbridge and Augusta counties in Virginia. The files are arranged alphabetically by name of church and are comprised of both primary and secondary resources.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2000

Walker-Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0294
Scope and Contents These papers include many photographs and items concerning the Walker and Wood families, their homes, their activities; and material about the economic, social, educational, and religious life of the African-American community in Lexington, Virginia. Extensive notes have been provided by Alex Wood, identifying his family members in photos, marking records to indicate relevance or functional purpose, and occasionally providing his perspective on the contents of records. Numerous records concern...
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940