Contains 49 Results:
This file consists of a tax notice to Thorton Bannister from the Treasurer of Rockbridge County.
This file consists of five Tucker and Gaulidett Letters, including invitations to Dinner in 1885.
This file consists of poems written by Eliza Walker. Many of them are satirical and written in dialect.
This file consists of a photograph of Oscar de Priest. No date.
This file consists of a portait of Eliza Walker and a photograph of Harry Thomas Walker and his cousin Vernita Jones both on horseback. From Alex Wood's notebook (Box 1, Folder 0 - Control Folder) "Picture - Eliza A.M. Walker. Harry Thomas and Vernita Jones, Sam Jones' daughter. Harry Lee Walker's brother. At farm near spring."
Clarence Wood and Nannie Wood were members of the Charity Nightingales, and Mrs. H. L. Wood was the manager.
This file consists of a copy of a photograph of Eliza Bannister Walker, Harry Thomas Walker, Harry Lee Walker, and Nannie Walker Wood. Photograph taken by Michael Miley.
This file consists of an unidentified midwife permit. It establishes that the owner of the permit is a certified midwife.
This file consists of information related to the Family. From Alex Wood's notebook (Box 0, Folder 1 - Control Folder) "Found in umbrella holder and how to locate relatives of Eliza Walker relatives in Black Cemetery in Murat (Alice Moore info)."
This file includes a photograph of Hettie Adams, Harry Lee Walker's mother, and a photo of Eliza at Natural Bridge in veil after H.T.'s death.
Clippings include news of the deaths of Harry Lee Walker, Harry Walker, and Clarence M. Wood. There is also a profile on Mrs. Nannie W. Wood and clippings of Eliza's poems.
Contains photographs of the Walker family. Includes two photographs of Harry Lee Walker (5x7), two photgraphs of Eliza Walker (4x6), one photograph of Harry Thomas Walker (5x7), one photograph of Eliza Walker and Harry Thomas Walker (3.5x5), one photograph of Hettie AAdamns with James Horace Lewis on her lap - Aunt Nin and Cousin Nellie Scruggs Lewis - pulled from Alex Wood's notebook in control folder (Box 1, Folder 1).
This file consists of a programs from the Benevlolent and Protective Order of Elks Memorial Service, December 13, 1925, and a 'Thanksgiving Souvenir' from Thanksgiving, 1906, at First Baptist Church, Lexington, Va. Also includes assorted photographs of Walker-Wood family members.
Includes personal letter form John G. James, VMI class of 1866,to Eliza Walker. James wrote to Eliza giving a donation with the request that a rose bush be put on the grave of the VMI cook, the 'Judge,' who he never saw again after Hunter's Raid. Included is an article published in 1971 giving more information on Hunter's Raid and the Virginia Military Institue. Eliza is addressed in the letter as the 'Treasurer Walker' of the 'Colored Cemetery.'
This file consists of postcards and pamphlets with views of Old Lexington, Va. Images depict Old Main Street, Lee's Funeral, and Castle Hill Hotel.
Flier for an Appearance of Congressman Oscar De Priest Presented by Rockbridge Walker Federation of Colored Women's Club, 1931
This file consists of fliers advertising an appearance of Congressman Oscar De Priest, who was the 'first and only member of colored race to be elected to Congress of the U. S. in 28 years.' The appearance was presented by the Rockbridge Walker Federation of Colored Women's Club. Eliza Walker was the president of the club. Also included is biographical information about Oscar De Priest.
This file consists of newspaper clippings about the campaign for the Lexington Old Folks Home and Orphanage, a pamphlet with information about the home, a charter signed by prominent Lexington citizens, and a photograph of Mrs. H. L. Walker with three orphans. Mrs. Walker was the president of the home.
This file consists of a pamphlet from the McCormick Celebration held by Washington and Lee Unversity on September 25, 1931.
This file consists of a photograph from the Virginia Federation of Colored Women Convention and a newspaper clipping about the event.
This file consists of a flier for a musical and vocal contest judged by Eliza Walker, 1915, and a program for 'Jephthah and His Daughter,' 1925, managed by Mrs. H. L. Walker and Mrs. C. M. Wood. Also included are a ticket to 'Jephthah and His Daughter' and a newspaper clipping about The Charity Nightingales, 'the first musical organization of colored singers.'
This file consists of a letter written by the Committee on Unemployed. Mrs. Eliza Walker was the chairman and Mrs. Virginia Gilliam was the secretary. They wrote to white citizens in Lexington asking them to assist in finding more work opportunities. No date included.
This file consists of a business card, 6 price lists, signatures, a photograph, recipes, lables, and letterheads.Includes document of H.L. Walker and C.M. Wood partnership.
File consists of contract for meat at Virginia Military Institute from January 1st, 1920. Signed by then V.M.I. superintendent E.W. Nichols and H.L. Walker.