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Essay, "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957"

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0664

Content Description

This collection is comprised of an eight page typescript essay titled "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957" by Estelle V. Anderson. The essay was written in 1973 and details African American schools, churches, and families of the Buffalo District of southwest Rockbridge County, Va., one of six former magisterial districts which included such communities and locales as Collierstown, Bolivar Mills or Murat, North and South Buffalo, Black's Creek, and Kyger's Hill. The essay includes lists of family names and biographical sketches of a number of the African American community members. Churches mentioned are Cedar Hill Baptist Church, a church on Black’s Creek, the former Collierstown Baptist Church, Oxford and Collierstown Presbyterian Churches. A number of former African American schools are also described.

Dates

  • Essay
  • Event: Majority of material found within Period covered by the essay.

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

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1 Files