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Photos of "Blandome," the Walker Family Home, 1957 - 1962
Most of the photographs in this file are from 1957-1962 of 'Blandome,' the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Walker. Also included are a few earlier photogaphs of the home, a photograph of Alex's brother, as identified on the back, and a woman, and an unidentified modern portrait.
Blandome and other Walker-Wood properties and history
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.
C.M. Wood's biology notebook, 1918
This file consists of C.M. Wood's biology notebook.
C.M. Wood's philosophy notebook, 1918
This file consists of C.M. Wood's philosophy notebook.
C.M. Wood's Latin notebook, 1918
This file consists of C.M. Wood's Latin notebook
C.M. Wood's English literature notebook, 1918
This file consists of C.M. Wood's English literature notebook.
This file consists of miscellaneous correspondence addressed to the Blandome home, usually addressed to Nannie Walker Wood and Clarence M. Wood. The folder includes a copy of a letter addressed to Alex Wood from the Virginia state Department of Historic Resources sharing that Blandome was entered into the national register of historic places.
Edwin T. Walker family, 1938
This file consists of a photograph of the Walker family at their home (7x5). The top row of the photo depicts Edwin T. Sr., Alice T., and Alice, while the bottom row depicts Eloise, Edwin T Jr., and Velma.
Miscellaneous family photos, including one that shows the slaughter house
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.
Family information. Resumes of H.L. Walker and Eliza Bannister Walker
This file consists of Harry Lee Walker's resume, photocopies of the resume, newspaper clippings regarding Nannie Walker Wood, and a program for the twenty-fifth anniversary dinner of the Rockbridge chapter of the NAACP, where Malvin R. Goode was a guest speaker.
Green Pastures recreation area (segregated, near Clifton Forge). C.M. Wood was administrator, then Harry Walker Wood.
This file consists of a pamphlet detailing the location and offerings of Green Pastures Recreation Area- a segregated park for Black people located near Clifton Forge- and an article from the Roanoke Times detailing the efforts to preserve the park located in the Alleghany Highlands. The pamphlet includes descriptions of the physical features of the park, available activities, hours of operation, and hand-drawn maps of the area.
Insurance survey by Aetna of 3 of C.M. Wood's properties, 1956
This file consists of a bound insurance survey by Aetna of Clarence M. Wood's three buildings in 1956.
Fire insurance report of C.M. Wood's properties, 1957-10
This file consists of a bound copy of a fire inspection report for the property of Clarence M. Wood and Nannie Walker Wood, submitted by R. Bruce Morrison.
Lexington Old Folks Home and Orphanage
This file consists of a photocopy of a proposed Lexington Old Folks Home and Orphanage, which was one of Eliza Walker's projects.
This file consists of miscellaneous newspaper clippings, photograph copies, materials from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, and two guides to the manuscript collections of the Rockbridge Historical Society and James Graham Leyburn library.
Nannie Walker's notebook on the Bible at Hartshorn College, 1914
This file consists of Nannie Walker Wood's notebook on the Bible at Hartshorn College in Richmond Virginia from 1914.
Nannie Walker's notebook on the Bible, 1916
This file consists of Nannie Walker Wood's notebook on the Bible from 1916.
Nannie Walker's algebra notebook, 1917
This file consists of Nannie Walker Wood's algebra notebook from 1917.
Nannie Wood - Photo of Roanoke Link, 1950
This file consists of a photo of the Roanoke, Va. Link Chapter from October 1950, of which Nannie Wood is standing in the first standing row second from the right. Other photographed members are listed on the photo.
Nannie Walker's notebook on the Bible, 1917
This file consists of Nannie Walker Wood's notebook on the Bible from 1917.
Photograph of Nannie Walker Wood, 1953
This file consists of a photograph of Nannie Walker Wood (5x7).
"A Study of the Status of Negroes in the Social Arrangement of Lexington, Va., 1949", 1949
This file consists of C.M. Wood's copy of Ellis Nathaniel Zuckerman's sociology term paper at Washington and Lee University entitled "A Study of the Status of Negroes in the Social Arrangements of Lexington, Virginia." The paper discusses debates over usage of the local hospital, "areas of contention" between Black and white residents, and dated descriptions of Black residents and their professions and education.
Old photographs of Lexington - copies
This file consists of six photocopies of photographs depicting historic Lexington buildings along with Alex Wood's notes. The folder also contains an article from the News Gazette documenting the publication of calendar by the Rockbridge Historical Society that used photos of historic local buildings, such as the Blandome home.
Photograph of Dr. Alfred Pleasants in his office
This file consists of one photocopy sheet depicting three photographs. One of Dr. Alfred W. Pleasants, a prominent Black doctor in Lexington, one of the building in which his office was located, and one of his office assistant Laura Watts. Also includes Alex Wood's notes identifying the subjects of each photograph.
Photograph of Rose Inn, "colored tourist home"
This file consists of two photocopies of photographs depicting Mary Rose, owner and propreitor, in front of the building and sign for the Rose Inn, which advertised "rooms for colored tourists."