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William R. Hite, Jr., Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-123
Abstract

This collection contains the scrapbook of William R. "Billy" Hite, Jr., when he was a senior at Varina High School in Richmond, Virginia. Hite played football at Varina and Virginia Tech, from which he earned a bachelor's and PhD in education in 1985 and 1998, respectively. He later became a principal and superintedent throughout the Mid-Atlantic United States.

Dates: 1977 - 1979

Independent Order of St. Luke Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-121
Abstract

The bulk of the materials in the Independent Order of St. Luke Records, a social-welfare organization for African Americans, consist of handbooks, correspondence, receipts, programs, membership records, annual reports, and assessment reports of the Order, collected primarily from members in Blacksburg, Virginia. Also includes the minutes (1920-1938) of the Blacksburg chapters of the Busy Bee and Maggie L. Walker (Secretary of the Independent Order of St. Luke) Circles.

Dates: 1877 - 1970

National Association of Ministers' Wives Handbill

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-086
Abstract

This collection contains an undated fundraising handbill for the National Association of Ministers' Wives, listing Mrs. E. C. Bouey as president and Mrs. W. L. Ransome as secretary. The association was founded by Elizabeth C. Bouey, who served as its president from its founding in 1941 until her death in 1957, and it is now called International Association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers' Widows, Inc.

Dates: undated

Robert Younger Norman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-058
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Robert Younger Norman, a singer, laborer, and veteran. Most materials relate to the Pilgrim Gospel Singers, a Black gospel choir active in Virginia from 1951 through the 1970s, of which Norman was a member.

Dates: 1956 - 1976

John W. Norwood Letter to Francis T. Stribling

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-038
Abstract

The John W. Norwood Letter to Francis Stribling discusses the mental health of Norwood's wife and her paranoia torward the people they enslave.

Dates: 1851

Piedmont Tuberculosis Sanatorium (Burkeville, Virginia) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-009
Abstract

The Piedmont Tuberculosis Sanatorium (Burkeville, Virginia) Collection includes materials from 1926-1971. The collection contains information relating to the operation of the sanatorium from 1918-1965. The collection contains administrative papers, published works of doctors, ephemera, and images.

Dates: 1926 - 1971

Lucy Randolph Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-031
Abstract

Two-page letter from Lucy Randolph of New Market, Virginia, to Patsy, a woman she formerly enslaved.

Dates: n.d.

Rice Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-021
Abstract The Rice Family Papers include decades of letters to and from four generations of the decendents of Jerry Rice of Campbell County, Virginia. The majority of the letters were sent to Nannie Mae (Rice) Banks but there are also letters addressed to her father, Fletcher, her mother, Georgianna, and other members of the family. These letters document the experiences of this family from Southwest Virginia as they lived through, fought, and died in, World War I, the Great Depression, and World War...
Dates: 1892 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1962

G. E. Roberts Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-026
Abstract

The G. E. Roberts Letter contains information pertaining to an African American man shooting a white doctor, Dr. Hammet, in Christiansburg, VA. The letter is written to Walter J. Reeve in Central Depot, VA on February 8, 1874.

Dates: 1874-02-08

Jacob Sherman Legal Documents

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-027
Abstract

The Jacob Sherman Legal Documents contain a complaint of Jacob Sherman and the testimony of Burgess R. Linkous regarding the sale of an enslaved person in Western Virginia in 1858.

Dates: 1858

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Banks family 1
Banks, (William) Andrew (1903-1945) 1
Banks, Nannie Mae (Rice) (1895-2000) 1
Board, Lillie May (Rice) (1899-1956) 1
Bob (enslaved person) 1
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Bouey, Elizabeth Coles, ca. 1890-1957 1
Burton, Owen 1
Carter, H. G. (Harry Gilmore), 1886-1926 1
Chirver, Robert 1
Collier, William H., 1822-1906 1
Currin, Lynch Alexander, 1812-1871 1
Day, Idella (Rice) (1910-1963) 1
Defenders of State Sovereignty and Individual Liberties 1
Dickerson, Thomas (Nottoway County, Va.) 1
Fulton, Andrew Steele, 1800-1884 1
Gilmer, W. B. 1
Giovanni, Gary Ann, 1940-2005 1
Giovanni, Nikki 1
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America. Tadmore Light Lodge #6184 (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
Hardin, Charles W., c. 1823-1899 1
Harry, freedman 1
Hite, William R., Jr. 1
Independent Order of St. Luke (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Kinzer, Edward Hower, 1831-1866 1
Lee, Hyo Keun 1
Linkous, Burgess Riley, 1827-1902 1
Moody family (Northampton County, NC) 1
National Association of Ministers' Wives 1
Norman, Robert Younger, 1913-1977 1
Norwood, John W. (John Wall), 1803-1885 1
Patsy (enslaved person) 1
Payne, Solomon Gomarh, Pfc. (1895-1962) 1
Peter (enslaved person) 1
Piedmont Tuberculosis Sanatorium (Burkeville, Va.) 1
Pilgrim Gospel Singers (Promise Land Baptist Church, Moneta, Va.) 1
Randolph, Lucy 1
Ransome, Mary M., 1899-1968 1
Rice family (Jerry Lee Rice, ca.1831-1854) 1
Rice, Fletcher Roland, Sr. (1866-1966) 1
Rice, Georgianna "Anna/Annie" (Jennings) (1881-1928) 1
Rice, Gracie G. (Baldwin) (1897-1979) 1
Rice, James Cornelius, Pvt. (1916-1963) 1
Rice, Naymon Eddieray, Sr., Pfc. (1914-1955) 1
Roberts, George E. , 1834-1887 1
Rogers, James "Jimmy" Lester, Pvt. (1920-1945) 1
Scott, Charles W. 1
Sherman, Jacob, b. 1781 1
Stribling, Francis T. (Francis Taliaferro), 1810-1874 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Tech Hokies (Football team) 1
Watts, Laura B. (Rice) (1897-1958) 1
Western Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 1
Williams, Samuel W., 1848-1921 1
Wilson, Barbary, d. ca. 1822 1
YMCA at Virginia Tech 1
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