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African American students

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Bessie Emanuel photo album

 Unprocessed Material — Flat_box 1: [Barcode: X006178633]
Identifier: ViU-2023-0185

William Bryant Scrapbook

 Collection — Box ViU2024-0067_001: [Barcode: X032762512]
Identifier: MSS 16839
Content Description This collection contains one scrapbook belonging to William Bryant of Little Rock, Arkansas. Bryant, son of a physician and an African American, attended the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama between 1936 and 1939, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. The scrapbook is notable as it is made from thick wooden boards, metal hinges and bound with two long screws and wingnuts. The front cover artfully has the title inlaid in wood reading "Tuskegee Inst. 39." The...
Dates: 1936-1939

Charlottesville City Schools 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

Bessie Emanuel photo album at Hampton Institute

 Collection — Flat_box 1: [Barcode: X006178633]
Identifier: MSS 16823
Content Description This collection contains a brown faux leather photo album (7.25" X 11.25") belonging to Bessie Emanuel. Bessie (1902-1984) was raised in White Plains, New York. She was the first Black woman in her town to attend college, entering the Hampton Institute in Virginia in 1922. The photographs are dated from 1922 to 1924 and capture daily life at the Institute, sports events, friends, and family. Captions are found throughout the album. A picture of Bessie with her family in the Hampton...
Dates: 1922-1924

Gamma Chi Omega chapter records

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2024-0100
Dates: 1945 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1969

Howard University student diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: X032762503]
Identifier: MSS 16847
Content Description This collection contains a diary from an unknown female student attending Howard University in 1915. It measures 9 X 6 inches, and the pages are hole-punched and tied with a ribbon. The diary includes one tipped-in item and twenty-eight leaves with thirty-three of the pages written on. Most of the diary documents the last few days of May 1915, covering the writer's final days at Howard and reminiscing about her time at the university. She discusses attending the annual play by...
Dates: 1915

Maria Robinson Scrapbook

 Unprocessed Material — Flat_box ViU2024-0066_001: [Barcode: X032762513]
Identifier: ViU-2024-0066

Materials related to UVA mass shooting

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

Maria K. Robinson Scrapbook

 Collection — Flat_box ViU2024-0066_001: [Barcode: X032762513]
Identifier: MSS 16842
Content Description Scrapbook assembled by African-American woman, Maria Kathleen Robinson while she was attending historically-Black college Prairie View A&M University in Texas. Maria graduated high school in 1970 and briefly attended junior college in Temple, Texas. She majored in Business Education (accounting) at Prairie View A&M in the early 1970's, pledged to the Zeta Phi Beta sorority, whose Greek letters decorate the cover of the scrapbook. Maria participated in the Blue Dynamics dance line,...
Dates: 1973-1974

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

William J. Bryant Scrapbook

 Unprocessed Material — Box ViU2024-0067_001: [Barcode: X032762512]
Identifier: ViU-2024-0067