Price, James H. (James Hubert)
- Existence: 1878-1943
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1-7, Folder: 1-98
Scope and Contents The papers of James H. Price, Governor of Virginia (1938-1942), including correspondence during his gubernatorial years; addresses to the General Assembly and of various organizations; radio speeches to the people of Virginia; World War II Virginia civil defense materials; photographs.
Dates: Inclusive 1927-1943
Scope and Contents The collection covers nearly all phases of Hodges' career as economist and public official, from 1908 until 1942, when he retired from the Army Ordnance office. Early materials include reports on Southern agriculture and immigration for various agencies. Hodges' first efforts to reform and streamline Virginia state government may be seen in the minutes and papers of the Virginia Commission on Economy and Efficiency. There is...
Dates: Inclusive 1908-1942
File — Box: 5, Folder: 122
Scope and Contents This file consists of letter from Governor Price to Clarence Wood. Wood had found a ring belonging to Price's son. Returning the favor, Price interceded for Wood to get the administration's position at the New Green Pastures National Park. Included in the file is a note by Alexander Wood explaining the incident.
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