Four page letter addressed to Benjamin Coates in Philadelphia, PA. In the letter, King introduces himself and explains how he heard of Coates while studying at college in Liberia. Knowing Coates' sentiment toward the African race and his support of colonization of Liberia, King asks Coates for funding to build a sugar mill in Harrisburg along the St. Paul's River near the capital of Monrovia in Liberia.
Commission of Francis Lightfoot Lee et al as justices of the peace to try slaves for capital crimes in court of oyer and terminer. Signed by Francis Fauquier. Partly printed document. Williamsburg, 15 Dec. 1767.
This collection contains one srapbook of newspaper clippings, compiled by Josephine Parsons Lee, concerning African American employees at Colonial Williamsburg from the 1960s to the 1980s . Included in the scrapbook are lists of African American employees, photographs of the various interpreters at Colonial Williamsburg, and social events sponsored by Colonial Williamsburg including team softball.
Four letters to Miss Helen Cowley, Dingley's girlfriend. Dingley was assistant director of the Hamtramck Tau Beta Camp in Columbiaville, Michigan. This was a camp for underprivileged youth and Dingley writes about his time at this camp. As an African American, Dingley also details his time at the NAACP wartime conference, held in Chicago in 1943.
The collection consists of reports and projects supported by the Lemon Project including student papers and oral histories. The collection also contains programs, and brochures from events invlolving members of the Lemon Project.
Register, 1887-1894, of the Lenoir County, North Carolina, Public Schools. Includes list of students, ages of students, attendence records, and some grades for African-American students in the Lenoir County Public Schools.
Two autograph albums belonging to Lillian V. Randolph with entries from relatives as well as students and teachers at Armstrong High School in Richmond, Virginia. Both albums include photographs.
Parish register, 1840-1902, of Littleton Parish, Cumberland County, Va. which includes baptisms, marriages, and confirmations, some years divided into "colored" and "white."
Collection of papers about the "Free Black" Madden Family of Page County, Virginia. One letter written by Samuel Linberger stating that George Madden was born free. Two letters, Register No. 180 and 184, by Clerk of Court Watson certifying that George W. Madden and Sarah Ann Madden are registered. Gives descriptions of them. List of Madden family members and dates of birth. Includes Redman Strother and John Arthur Redman.
Signed typescript of "Goin' Home to Freedom," McConachie's adaptation of Uncle Tom's Cabin (Acc. 1986.013). Correspondence, student references, teaching evaluations, a draft and offprints of "Goin' Home to Freedom" (Acc. 1999.016).
An album belonging to Victoria Morris containing autographs and sentiments from African American patients at the Piedmont Sanatorium in 1931, a recovery center in Burkeville, VA for patients recovering from tuberculosis.
One-page arrest warrant issued from the town of Salisbury in the county of Rowen in North Carolina.
Folded Confederate letter address sheet that was later used to record the prices for slaves sold in that area in 1864. It was possibly an auction tally.