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Wood, Harry Walker

 Person

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Blandome

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents This file consists of a typescript essay on Blandome, detailing its ownership history, including how it became the property of prominent Black family in Lexington, the Walkers and Woods. Includes two photos of Blandome.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

Green Pastures recreation area (segregated, near Clifton Forge). C.M. Wood was administrator, then Harry Walker Wood.

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 81
Scope and Contents This file consists of a pamphlet detailing the location and offerings of Green Pastures Recreation Area- a segregated park for Black people located near Clifton Forge- and an article from the Roanoke Times detailing the efforts to preserve the park located in the Alleghany Highlands. The pamphlet includes descriptions of the physical features of the park, available activities, hours of operation, and hand-drawn maps of the area.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Miscellaneous family photos, including one that shows the slaughter house

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 79
Scope and Contents This file consists of twenty-nine miscellaneous family photos of members of the Wood family. Includes an annotated list of photographs and family members by Alex Wood.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Photo/Article of the Wood Family and Their Connection to North Carolina Mutual Insurance Company, 1954

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 110
Scope and Contents This file contains two pages of the Third Quarter, 1954 edition of "The Whetstone," a publication made by the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company. Two pages are the cover of the magazine, as well as an article on the Wood family and the Blandome home entitled "A 'Mutual' Family." Clarence M. Wood worked twenty-two years for North Carolina Mutual Insutrance Company.
Dates: 1954

Photograph of the C. M. Wood Family, 1943-08-01

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 108
Scope and Contents This file contains a photograph of C.M. Wood's family (7x5). From left to right, the photograph depicts Edward, Clarence M., Nannie W., Harry Walker, Clarence Jr., and Alex B.
Dates: 1943-08-01

Photograph of the Clarence Wood Family Receiving Word that They Won Second Place in the Irish Sweepstakes, 1947-06-07

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 109
Scope and Contents This file contains a photograph of Clarence Wood's family as Clarence accepts a second place prize in a sweepstakes. The photo depicts Harry Walker Wood, Olivia Johnson Wood, Clarence M. Wood Sr., Clarence Wood Jr., Nannie Walker Wood, and Dr. Edward T. Wood. On the back of the photograph, it is noted that Alex was not present.
Dates: 1947-06-07

Photograph of the Walker-Wood Family, 1920 - 1930

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 107
Scope and Contents This file contains a photo of the Walker-Wood family. Depicted in the front row from left to right are Harry Walker Wood, Marrie, Clarence Jr., Bettie Jo, Alex, and Nannie. Harry Walker is behind Nannie. DePriest is in the back row with white hair. Clarence M. is in the back row on the left. CMamie Jones is behind Harry Walker Wood.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1930

Stars for Window During WWII, 1939 - 1945

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 121
Scope and Contents This file consists of a flag hung in the window during WWII. The flag has two stars for Clarence Jr. and Harry Walker.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1939 - 1945