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Esther Jones graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1939. Esther used the skills she acquired at CI to assist her husband in running a…

Gladys Sokolow graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1953. Gladys grew up in Pulaski County, Virginia and later resided in…
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Candler talks about his brother's upcoming sea voyage to the West Indies and Europe.
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Candler talks about war news, the aftermath in Fredericksburg, and Burnside.
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Candler tells his brother about war news including McClellan's actions and what the Army is going to do with him.
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Candler talks about his family and his brother's duty to take care of them instead of joining the Army.
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Candler details recent days including camp conditions, weather, and skirmishing.
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Candler details the most recent fight and the work at the Office of Provost Marshall.
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Candler tells his brother about the war around him, including the constant bombardment of shells. He talks about the men preparing for another fight…
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Candler tells his brother about being released from command of Company C, much to the dismay of the men. He discusses why he doesn't plan to accept…
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Candler tells his brother that he's received orders to move, so he will miss his visit. He has been offered the promotion to Captain.
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Candler tells his uncle about the march and the skirmishing that he's been through.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.
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Duncan talks about a murder in Giles and the aftermath of the murderer's arrest. He talks about his religious views and comments on Biblical…
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Duncan talks about the weather, its affect on the crops, and about the immoral conduct of his uncle.
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Threves talks about her family and where they all live. She also talks about the presidents election.
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Duncan tells his uncle and relatives about his travels from his cousin's house and back to home as well as his health and welfare.
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Duncan talks about his religious views and comments on Biblical scriptures.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.
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Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.
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This receipt verifies that the account is correct for seven hundred pounds of hay.
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Carpenter tells his sister about the war including attacks near Lynchburg and Confederate prisoners held by the Union soldiers.
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Carpenter tells his sister about himself and his siblings with him as they arrived to camp near the Salt Works.
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Carpenter talks about preparing for a march towards Charleston and details the fighting near White Sulphur that he took part in.
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Carpenter tells his sister about skirmishing on the way to Charleston.
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Carpenter tells his sister about war news he has heard and asks about the family.
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Carpenter tells his sister about the low possibility of peace in the war.
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received his Ph.D in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, with an emphasis in Higher Education Administration at Virginia Tech in December 2000.…
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Transcription of the interview with corrections and additions done by Pandapas
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Class of 1971, one of six charter members of Groove Phi Groove

Naomi Davidson graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1954. Naomi grew up in the Wake Forest community in Montgomery County, Virginia,…
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The Montgomery White Sulphur Springs resort register includes the names of the resort's guests, their place of residence and notes on their meals,…
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Class of 1971, first black scholarship athlete at Virginia Tech

Jacqueline “Jackie” Eaves graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1964 and was a member of the Alumni Association. Jacqueline was born…

Elaine Dowe Carter graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1948. Elaine grew up in Elliston, Virginia and served as president of the…
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Class of 1959, one of the first three black graduates of Virginia Tech
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Estate allocation agreement which splits money between all the remaining Yonsons.
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List of what Mary Yonson sold, including books, quilts, and carpets.
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Title bond with F. K. Rich, James Johnston, Samuel Johnston, and Levi Perkins where they agree to pay $2,000 to John Wriggle.
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Baltzer Yonson's property tax for state and county, 1857.
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Mary Yonson's property tax for state and county, 1857.
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Mary Yonson's property tax for state and county, 1855.
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