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  • Subject is exactly "African American history"

New Town House 2 (exact date unknown).

Laura Lee Anderson and unnamed individual (exact date unknown).

Map of early Blacksburg showing "present location of the negro population" (exact date unknown).

Photograph of "Negro school house" building (ca. 1948) in Blacksburg. From "A Negro Neighborhood for Blacksburg, Virginia," by Martha Shupp Phillilps.…

Thanksgiving service program of Grand United Order of Odd Fellows (exact date unknown).

Handwritten Vaughn property deed (exact date unknown).

Handwritten Watson property deed (exact date unknown).

St Johns Day: St Paul A.M.E. Church, Blacksburg, VA (exact date unknown).

Card with price list for secretarial supplies available from Odd Fellows Journal

Catalog of regalia and supplies for the Odd Fellows, includes illustrations of ribbons, collars, banners, and pins.

Letter announcing a membership drive to gain 500 new members.

Green lodge ribbon with silver print and metallic tassels. Metallic star in green and white ribbon rosette at top.

Badge featuring three female allegorical figures with coat of arms in front of two ships. Back has label of "J.L.B Forrester/Books, Cards, Badges/811…

A blank clearance card from the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows

Invitation listing date and proceedings of of Tadmore Light Lodge 27th anniversary celebration, including names of speakers.

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

Naomi Davidson graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1954. Naomi grew up in the Wake Forest community in Montgomery County, Virginia,…

Gladys Sokolow graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1953. Gladys grew up in Pulaski County, Virginia and later resided in…

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

Mary Smith Mills attended Christiansburg Institute from 1941 to 1945. Mary grew up in Christiansburg, Virginia and later became the first black woman…

Charles Johnson graduated from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1953 and served as President of the Christiansburg Institute Alumni Association.…

Frank Bannister was born in Wake Forest, Virginia in 1913, and his family members were descendants of Kentland Plantation slaves, which is now…

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…

Rosa Thomas Holmes, originally born in Beckley, West Virginia, grew up in the Christiansburg area. Holmes attended Hill School in and Christiansburg…

Charles A. Johnson was born in Wake Forest, Virginia, where he grew up and received his primary education. Johnson graduated from Christiansburg…

James C. Wade was born and raised in Blacksburg, Virginia. Wade graduated from Christiansburg Institute in 1959, and served in the Army before moving…
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