Box Small Collections Box 119
Contains 8 Results:
Appraisal of Property, Princess Anne County, Virginia
An appraisal of property conducted on January 23, 1936 by the Appraisal Committee of the Virginia Real Estate Association. The property became a part of Seashore State Park, which is now First Landing State Park. This document contains photographs of the land, along with a map of the property.
G.E. Anderson Letter
A letter sent by G. Edward Anderson, proprietor of Anderson's Employment Service, to Mr. C. W. King at Secretary Con. Brick Manufacturing Assoc., Hartford, Connecticut. The letter focuses on a labor union with Black members.
Content warnings for derogatory language and racial statements.
Mizpah Presbyterian Church Account Book
A 290 page account book from the women of the Mizpah Presbyterian Church in Richmond, VA. Contains entries for the "Leadership Training School for Colored."
Content warning for derogatory language.
African American GI's Vietnam and West Germany Scrapbook
Ninety-eight photos with no captions of soldiers in Vietnam and West Germany. The majority of the pictures are of leisure activities such as card games, smoking, writing letters, playing pool, and drinking. Some of the subjects posed with cash, others with raised fists, or by pin-ups on the wall. Twenty-two of the photos are of the town near the barracks.
Content warnings for drug use, underage drinking.
Beatrice E. Smither Diary
A 271 page dairy written by Beatrice E. Smither, a young woman working at the law firm Williams and Mullen in Richmond, VA. Over the year of 1925, Smither writes about a variety of topics including work, civic and church clubs, politics, family, friends, as well as her romances with two separate men, Cy and George.
A large majority of the diary is written in longhand, but there are some passages in shorthand as well.
Content warning for mentions of alcholism.
Petition by Indians in Western New Spain Accusing a Friar of Having a Lover
Lawrence Lewis Letter
A letter written and signed by Lawrence Lewis to his son Lorenzo. The letter covers a variety of topics from farming to illnesses in the family.
Williamsburg Tourist Letter
A letter written by a father to his daughter Helen. The three page document is written on College of William and Mary stationary labeled with the name of President J.A.C Chandler. Within the letter, the father explains his plans to travel to other sites such as Jamestown and Richmond, and describes the old parish church he visited while in Williamsburg.