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African-American Heritage Exhibit materials

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials gathered during 2001 for an African American heritage exhibit put on by Rockbridge Historical Society. It also contains a booklet from 125th anniversary of the First Baptist Church in Lexington, Va.
Dates: Inclusive 1992-2001 approximate

First Baptist Church Receipt Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0632
Scope and Contents The collection consists of color scans of a ledger belonging to the First Baptist Church of Lexington, Virginia, presumably used to document donations given to the church from 1890 to 1907. Of note is the list of then-parishoners accompanying the donations.
Dates: 1890 - 1907

Rockbridge Historical Society files on churches

 Collection — Box: 1-3, Folder: 1-49
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of research files on local and regional churches, especially those found in Rockbridge and Augusta counties in Virginia. The files are arranged alphabetically by name of church and are comprised of both primary and secondary resources.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2000

Walker-Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0294
Scope and Contents These papers include many photographs and items concerning the Walker and Wood families, their homes, their activities; and material about the economic, social, educational, and religious life of the African-American community in Lexington, Virginia. Extensive notes have been provided by Alex Wood, identifying his family members in photos, marking records to indicate relevance or functional purpose, and occasionally providing his perspective on the contents of records. Numerous records concern...
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940