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African American families

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

African American girl birthday photo album

 Unprocessed — Folder ViU2023-0040_001
Identifier: ViU-2023-0040

African American girl's birthday photograph album

 Collection — Folder ViU2023-0040_001
Identifier: MSS 16756
Content Description This collection contains a photo album containing fifteen original black-and-white photographs from the 1960s of a birthday celebration of a young Black girl and her family.Exceptional depiction of an 11 year old's birthday party with all of it's innocence, happiness and absence of the racial world that lives outside the doors of their grandmother's nice home.The children are wearing cone hats and there is dancing, presents, game playing, a birthday cake, blowing out candles, and an abundance...
Dates: 1960s

Culpeper County, Virginia hunting album

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0077

Culpeper County, Virginia hunting album containing photographs of African American families

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS 16742
Content Description This collection contains a photograph album depicting a wide range of hunting experiences in the environs of rural Culpepper County, Virginia at the turn of the century. The album contains ninety uncaptioned, mounted photos of hunting scenes including bagged game such as quail, foxes, turkeys, and deer, usually depicted with hunters and hunting dogs. There are photographs of hunters in groups from one to a half dozen, posed in the woods, with shotguns, or posed with guns and dogs. Several...
Dates: c.1905

Hampton Institute photograph album

Identifier: ViU-2021-0094

Hampton Institute student photograph album

 Collection — Box BW 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16525
Content Description This collection contains a photograph album of a student from Hampton Institute. The original photo album, measuring 7' x 10' with 24 pages, contains 44 black and white photographs of an unidentified young Black woman, approximately 20 years old, as well as cut newspaper images and a photo postcard. She is seen at Hampton Institute, a historically Black University, in Hampton, Virginia, posing in front of school buildings, clowning around with friends, and preparing for graduation. Also...
Dates: undated

Leonard H. Robinson Memories photo album

 Unprocessed — Folder ViU2023-0041_001
Identifier: ViU-2023-0041

Piney Pond School photograph

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0081

Piney Pond School photograph

 Collection — Box BW 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16508
Content Description This collection contains a gelatin silver photograph of about fifty Black students, parents, and faculty in front of a rustic schoolhouse. About two-thirds of the participants are students with the rest either faculty or parents. Caption on label reads: "La Crosse, Va. Piney Pond School April 3, 1914."
Dates: 3 April 1914

Thomas H. Brown Funeral Home ledger and photograph

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS-16474
Content Description This collection contains the manuscript ledger book, "Record of Deaths" kept by Thomas H. Brown's Funeral Home, 301 Gill Street, Petersburg, Virginia. This book detailed the funerals of approximately 500 African Americans during the last years of the Great Depression. The volume opens with a twenty-four page alphabetical index, listing the names of the deceased persons with the number of the page for further information about their funerals. Entries for each funeral appear in chronological...
Dates: 1935 - 1941

Thomas H. Brown funeral home ledger

Identifier: ViU-2021-0011