Black In Lexington: Endurance and Hope in a Vanishing Community. education, business, religion, profiles, etc., 2010
Scope and Contents
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. Nine Historic Lexington Foundation interviews done for Black History Month 2016, mostly by Beverly Tucker, one by Anne McClung, and one by W&L Students Caitlin Mullen '05 and Anne Young '04, with Lexington African Americans and one Buena Vista resident.
- Creation: 2010
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Language of Materials
From the File: English
Washington and Lee Student Journalism Project, by students Catherine Carlock, Erin Galliher, Farrell Ulrich, and Mike White.
- Morrison, Edlow (Person)
- Collins, Courtney (Person)
- Thompson, Irene (Person)
- First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.) (Organization)
- Randolph Street Methodist Church (Lexington, Va.) (Organization)
- Lylburn Downing School (Lexington, Va.) (Organization)
- African-Americans. Lexington, Virginia (Person)
- Baker, Wendell (Person)
- Sloan, Alice (Person)
- Merchant, Shawheim (Person)
- Lackey, Tracey Dickerson (Person)
- Dickerson-Suggs, Stacey (Person)