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Jeffrey T. Wilson Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-015
Abstract The collection consists of two diaries (1913, 1928) written by Jeffrey T. Wilson (1843-1929). Wilson was a former enslaved person who spent most of his life in and around Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia. He worked as a bailiff in the Norfolk courts after leaving the U. S. Navy and wrote a column, "Colored Notes," for The Portsmouth Star from 1924 until his death in 1929. He outlived four wives and had at least twelve children. Wilson's diaries...
Dates: 1913, 1928

World War I Camp Community Service Song Sheet

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-047
Abstract

This collection contains a World War I era song sheet printed by C.C. Cappel in Roanoke, Virginia. The purpose of this song sheet was so that the community could sing songs together at events in Southwest Virginia. Cappel (1887-1948) was a musical manager for the National Symphony Orchestra and Baltimore Orchestra, as well as working with the U.S. Marine Band and Army Band, war camp community service during World War I, and the USO in World War II.

Dates: c. 1917-1919

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Names
Ash, William (3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry) 1
Baskin, J. T. 1
Bishop, Erastus R. , b. ca. 1828 1
Blunt, Asa Peabody, 1826-1889 1
Bob (enslaved person) 1
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Brown, Alexander W. , 1878-? 1
Brown, Mima (Pulaski County, Virginia) 1
Cappel, C. C. (Clarence C.), 1887-1948 1
Cole, Henry 1
Cole, Luther 1
Collins, Arnold 1
Conway, Battaile Fitzhugh Taliaferro 1
Conway, Catlett, 1840-1920 1
Conway, Henry 1
Conway, John C. 1
Conway, Mary Wallace 1
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 1
Corwin, Edward, Jr. 1
Davis, George E. , d.1863 (Company F, Harris Light Cavalry) 1
Dickenson, Richard B., 1930-2006 1
Dix, George S. 1
Dixon, William D. 1
Drake, Elias G. 1
Edwards, Clarke S. (Clarke Swett), 1824-1903 1
Evans, James Ransom, 1874-1952 1
Evans, Rosa Belle Kirk, 1879-1970 1
Farmer, James H. (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Foster, Lewis M., b. abt. 1844 1
Gerry, C. E. 1
Green, Josiah M. 1
Gregory, W. B. (William Bartleman), 1829-1887 1
Guion, J. Marshall, 1822-1891 1
Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
Hanna, James W. 1
Hart, Hector (126th Regiment, Ohio Infantry) 1
Hersum, George L. (5th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry) 1
Hunt, Melvin (72nd Regiment, New York Infantry) 1
Keyces (Keycas), Patrick 1
Kingsbury, J. D. 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
Kyger, Henry C. (5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry) 1
Lacaster, G. W. 1
Lewis, George (4th Regiment, Michigan Infantry) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lukens, Franklin B. (Company E, 3rd Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 1
Martin, Thomas R., b. abt. 1848? 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
Massey, A. B. (Arthur Ballard) 1
Miller, Henry 1
New Alexandria Land and River Improvement Company (1888-1928) 1
Nickerson, Melville P. (2nd Regiment, Maine Infantry) 1
Penman, Abraham (12th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (41st Volunteers)) 1
Peter (enslaved person) 1
Rappleyea, Jeremiah C. (1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 1
Roberts, George E. , 1834-1887 1
Sleeper, Charles W., abt. 1841-1893 1
Stewart, Peter (79th NY Highland Guard) 1
Stickley, Peter B., 1825-1861 1
Turrill, Reuben 1
Tyler, Cyril H. 1
Tyler, James Hoge, 1846-1925 1
Van Fleet, Abraham 1
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Virginia Central Railroad Company 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Library 1
Virginia. Commission on Constitutional Revision 1
Virginia. General Assembly 1
Warren, Henry M., 1837-1862 1
Way, Alexander M. (Alexander Moore), 1826-1890 1
Wilson, Eliza (Lily) Tyler 1
Wilson, Jeffrey Thomas, 1843-1929 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
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