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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

African American students

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Bessie Emanuel photo album

 Unprocessed Material — Flat_box ViU2023-0185_001: [Barcode: X006178633]
Identifier: ViU-2023-0185

Charlottesville City Schools collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2486
Scope and Contents The collection includes school census materials for the following years: 1910, 1915, 1916, 1920, 1925, 1930, 1935, 1940. The census materials are separated into the categories of Black children, with the term "colored" used on the forms, and White children. Census materials may also include the child's name and birth date; the names, addresses and occupations of parents or guardians; the child's school attendance status and literacy level (e.g. "unable to read"); and a child's...
Dates: 1890-1945

Materials related to UVA mass shooting

 Collection
Identifier: RG-50/6
Content Description This collection features a colored pencil portrait of Lavel Davis Jr., D'Sean Perry, and Devin Chandler, the University of Virginia students and football members killed in a mass shooting on November 13, 2022, at the University of Virginia. After the tragedy, President and Mrs. Ryan opened their home for students to gather. Isabelle Martins, a Univeristy of Virginia architecture student, brought this drawing as a gift to Carr's Hill. The following week, President Ryan asked for the artist to...
Dates: November 2022

Leonard H. Robinson memories photo album

 Collection — Box BW 52, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16772
Content Description This collection contains one photo album documenting the late adolescence and early adult years of Leonard H. Robinson from 1913 to 1919. Robinson, a Black man, was born and raised in Ohio. Robinson was light-skinned, which allowed him to be a part of the black and white communities of Marietta, Ohio, where he was raised, and his life in Akron, Ohio, where he lived for a short time. The album documents himself and his life, including pictures of his family and friends of both races, him as a...
Dates: 1913-1919

Margaret Stephenson collection on Nansemond County Training School

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: X032669213]
Identifier: MSS 16683
Content Description This collection contains Margaret Stephenson's research materials on the Nansemond County Training School (NCTS), a historic Rosenwald School for African-American students first constructed in 1924 in Suffolk, Virginia. The materials include historical files and pictures of the school and students, NCTS reunion day event materials and registration forms, newspaper clippings about the history and preservation of the school; and information on "Strength Through Our Roots", a...
Dates: 2000 - 2014; Majority of material found within 2013 - 2014