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Photograph, Laura Lee Anderson and [unknown] on the porch of a house in New Town
Laura Lee Anderson and unnamed individual (exact date unknown).
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).
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).
Price List of Supplies from
Odd Fellows Journal
Card with price list for secretarial supplies available from Odd Fellows Journal
The Floding Company Manufacturers Catalog (Ms1988-009)
Catalog of regalia and supplies for the Odd Fellows, includes illustrations of ribbons, collars, banners, and pins.
Membership Drive Announcement (Ms1988-009)
Letter announcing a membership drive to gain 500 new members.
Lodge Ribbon (Ms1988-009)
Green lodge ribbon with silver print and metallic tassels. Metallic star in green and white ribbon rosette at top.
Badge, Grand United Order of Odd Fellows (Ms1988-009)
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…
Clearance Card (Ms1988-009)
A blank clearance card from the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows
Invitation for 27th Anniversary Celebration of Tadmore Light Lodge #6184
Invitation listing date and proceedings of of Tadmore Light Lodge 27th anniversary celebration, including names of speakers.
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.…
Black Matters: A Teach-In On Language, Literature, Rhetoric, Writing, and Verbal Art
A video recording of the teach-in event.
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…