Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
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.
A timeline is being developed on the university website by a special working group established in August 2013 by Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio to explore the role of African Americans in the history of the University. The University Library is capturing this timeline using Archive-It.
Includes Borgus and Edmondson families.
Families included are as follows: Beach, Douty, Drummond, Ford, Goodbar, Hickman, Higgins, Hollaway, Langhorne, Lackey, Little, McFadden, Martin, Mitchell, Moyers, Pullen, Ridgway, Scott, Sensabaugh, Smith, Spencer, Toman, Walker
This collection includes a letter, December 12, 1845, to Virginia Congressman William Taylor concerning a federal appointment; a letter from Alexander H.H. Stuart, August 13, 1861; document, September 26, 1863, signed by Letcher exempting a slave from public works for the Confederate government; 3 letters to J. Hinholzer, November 3, 1864, December 3, 1864, and May 15, 1865; subscription list of a testimonial to Charles A. Davidson for service on behalf of the Conservative ticket.
This collection contains sheet music and songbooks of late 19th and early 20th century popular and religious songs, including a number of songs in African-American dialect.
This collection contains three volumes of printed essays by various people, collected and bound by Andrews, showing the 'Southern' view, especially about African-Americans. The first volume inscribed as 1905 is entitled 'What is a Lynching?' The other two volumes are inscribed with 1908 and Baltimore and are entitled 'Magazine Scrapbook'
Includes photocopy of a list of number of Slaves between 18 and 45 years of age, and their owners, in the district of J. Johnston. January 1863.