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Wood, Alex

 Person

Alex Wood (b. 06-07-1929 in Lexington, Va., d. 01-13-2015) was the son of Clarence M. Wood Sr. and Nannie Elizabeth Walker Wood, the father of Harry Vanessa Wood, Dawn Marvin Stanton, Fred Valerie Wood, and Brian Carol Wood. His wife was Freddye Wood. Alex Wood contributed notes and historical context for Washington and Lee University's archival collection on the Walker-Wood family.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alex Wood's Notes - Control Folder

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 67
Scope and Contents This file consists of Alex Wood's notes on the collection.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Alex Wood's speech to VMI, 2001

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 68
Scope and Contents This file consists of Alex Wood's speech concerning the experience of Black Lexingtonians from 1900 to 1950, given at Virginia Military Institute for the Rockbridge Historical Society. Topics include social dynamics, education, economics, and religion in the Black community.
Dates: 2001

Blandome and other Walker-Wood properties and history

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 70
Scope and Contents This file consists of real estate listings, photographs, sketches, and maps depicting the location, features, and physical characteristics of Blandome and other Walker-Wood properties.
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

Two children's books belonging to Alex Wood, 1917

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 134
Scope and Contents This file consists of two childrens books owned and marked in by Alex Wood. One is "The Child's World Primer" by Sarah Withers, Hetty S. Browne, and W.K. Tate, published by the Johnson Publishing Company in Richmond, Virginia in 1917, and includes writing by Alex Wood, as well as his age - five. The other is Play Fellows, which also includes marginalia by Wood, but is missing a publishing page with relevant information on author, publisher, and release date.
Dates: 1917