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"Unite the Right" Rally and Community Response-addition 15

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2021-0146

Content Description

This addition to MSS 16386 "Unite the Right" Rally and Community Response collection contains items that demonstrate the community plans and response for the anniversary of the deadly "Unite the Right" rally and white supremacist attacks, including a press conference announcement, a listing of Charlottesville anti-racist events, and a collection of comments from Charlottesville anti-racist activists. The addition also includes the nose of the "Faith" statue, the Greek allegorical figure on the front of the Stonewall Jackson statute's granite pedestal from the Court Square Park. The nose was located on September 25, 2019, by Mr. Steve Haske, studio art instructor at the Renaissance School, while on Dr. Jalane Schmidt's, a Religious Studies professor at the University of Virginia, walking tour of downtown Confederate monuments.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Gift of Jalane Schmidt, 29 July 2021.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • August 2018 - September 2019

Extent

.038 Cubic Feet (1 letter size folder and 1 small artifact box ) ; Small artifact box - 3.75" X 3.75" X 1"

Inventory

1 folder and 1 artifact