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Black History Month 2016 in Lexington, Virginia. A Series of Interviews with Prominent Members of the African American Community, sponsored by the Historic Lexington Foundation.

 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. 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: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.


9 Item

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA