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Photograph, Portrait of a Tenant Farmer Known as Aaron with a Horse, Clarksville, Va., c. 1930 (Ms2009-110)
A photograph of a tenant farmer known as Aaron with a horse. Taken around 1930, while Aaron was working a piece of land on the John T. Lewis, Jr.,…
1962 Aerial Area of New Town
Black and white aerial photograph showing the Town of Blacksburg and New Town's location within it. New Town location designated by red arrow.
Photograph, Ginger Wagner and [unknown] on the porch of house in New Town
Ginger Wagner and unnamed individual sitting on porch of a New Town house (exact date unknown).
Photograph, New Town house with white car under carport
New Town house with white car under carport (exact date unknown).
Photograph, New Town House
New Town House (exact date unknown).
Photograph, New Town House 2
New Town House 2 (exact date unknown).
Photograph, Laura Lee Anderson and [unknown] on the porch of a house in New Town
Laura Lee Anderson and unnamed individual (exact date unknown).
Drawing, Penn St. Church c. 1948
Drawing of Penn Street Church.
Map of the Town of Blacksburg, Showing the Present Location of the Negro Population
Map of early Blacksburg showing "present location of the negro population" (exact date unknown).
Photograph, "Negro School" in Blacksburg, near Clay Street
Photograph of "Negro school house" building (ca. 1948) in Blacksburg. From "A Negro Neighborhood for Blacksburg, Virginia," by Martha Shupp Phillilps.…
G.U.O.O.F. Thanksgiving Program
Thanksgiving service program of Grand United Order of Odd Fellows (exact date unknown).
Deed, Vaughn Property
Handwritten Vaughn property deed (exact date unknown).
Bill of Sale, Vaughn Property
House and Lot bill of sale, Vaughn .
Deed, Watson Property
Handwritten Watson property deed (exact date unknown).
Photograph, St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Blacksburg
St Johns Day: St Paul A.M.E. Church, Blacksburg, VA (exact date unknown).
VT Stories Oral History with Matthew Winston Sr., February 9, 2018 (Ms2016-015)
Matt Winston Sr., Virginia Tech class of 1959, was born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1938, the youngest of three children. Though he grew up in a time of…
Oral History with Jacqueline Eaves, November 2, 2012 (Ms2019-037)
Jacqueline “Jackie” Eaves graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1964 and was a member of the Alumni Association. Jacqueline was born…
Oral History with Naomi Davidson, October 27, 2012 (Ms2019-037)
Naomi Davidson graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1954. Naomi grew up in the Wake Forest community in Montgomery County, Virginia,…
Oral History with Gladys Sokolow, November 9, 2012 (Ms2019-037)
Gladys Sokolow graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1953. Gladys grew up in Pulaski County, Virginia and later resided in…
Oral History with Esther Jones, November 9, 2012 (Ms2019-037)
Esther Jones graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1939. Esther used the skills she acquired at CI to assist her husband in running a…
Oral History with Mary Smith Mills, November 27, 2012 (Ms2019-037)
Mary Smith Mills attended Christiansburg Institute from 1941 to 1945. Mary grew up in Christiansburg, Virginia and later became the first black woman…
Oral History with Charles Johnson, October 18, 2012 (Ms2019-037)
Charles Johnson graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1953 and served as President of the Christiansburg Institute Alumni Association.…
Oral History with Frank Bannister, February 26, 1991 (Ms1991-019)
Frank Bannister was born in Wake Forest, Virginia in 1913, and his family members were descendants of Kentland Plantation slaves, which is now…
Oral History with Rice Dobbins, March 2, 1991
Rice Dobbins grew up in Riner, Virginia in an area called Piney Wood. Dobbins primarily worked as a farmer in the Montgomery County area, specifically…
Oral History with Rosa Thomas Holmes, March 13, 1991 (Ms1991-019)
Rosa Thomas Holmes, originally born in Beckley, West Virginia, grew up in the Christiansburg area. Holmes attended Hill School in and Christiansburg…
Oral History with Charles A. Johnson, March 3, 1991 (Ms1991-019)
Charles A. Johnson was born in Wake Forest, Virginia, where he grew up and received his primary education. Johnson graduated from Christiansburg…
Oral History with James C. Wade, March 12, 1991 (Ms1991-019)
James C. Wade was born and raised in Blacksburg, Virginia. Wade graduated from Christiansburg Institute in 1959, and served in the Army before moving…