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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.
This file consists of Alex Wood's notes on the collection.
This file consists of Alex Wood's speech concerning the experience of Black Lexingtonians from 1900 to 1950, given at Virginia Military Institute for the Rockbridge Historical Society. Topics include social dynamics, education, economics, and religion in the Black community.
This file consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, magazine articles, and a Lexington Historical Society calendar from 1983, which all describe or depict the Blandome home. The folder also contains a copy of the registration form for the National Register of Historic Places for the Blandome home.
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.
This file consists of C.M. Wood's biology notebook.
This file consists of C.M. Wood's philosophy notebook.
This file consists of C.M. Wood's Latin notebook
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.
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.
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.
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.
This file consists of a bound insurance survey by Aetna of Clarence M. Wood's three buildings in 1956.
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.
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.
This file consists of Nannie Walker Wood's notebook on the Bible at Hartshorn College in Richmond Virginia from 1914.
This file consists of Nannie Walker Wood's notebook on the Bible from 1916.
This file consists of Nannie Walker Wood's algebra notebook from 1917.
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.
This file consists of Nannie Walker Wood's notebook on the Bible from 1917.
This file consists of a photograph of Nannie Walker Wood (5x7).
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.