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Parker Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1989.20
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to the Parker family, notably Lena Parker and Bessie Parker of Cumberland County, Virginia. The bulk of the letters are from Harry Leach and Edward Embly, both living in Washington, D.C., which contain descriptions of everyday life. Other letters are from friends, family, the State Teachers College, schools where Lena Parker taught, and from children she had taught. The collection also includes photographs, greeting cards, and genealogical material....

Stenographic Report of the Investigation of the Public Schools

Identifier: MsV Ad146
Scope and Contents Listed as Richmond City Council Joint Committee Minute Book in Swem Catalogue.Minutes, 1912, of an investigation into the public schools of Richmond, Virginia by a committee appointed of members of the City Council and Board of Aldermen to investigate overpayments of salary, curriculum, lack of harmony and cooperation among teachers, principals and the superintendent, and control by the State Board of Education.Includes testimony by female teachers and by J.A.C....

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African Americans--Education--Virginia 1
African Americans--Virginia--Cumberland County--History 1
Agendas (administrative records) 1
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Armenian genocide, 1915-1923 1
Athletics--Women 1
Capital punishment--Virginia 1
Class materials 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 1
Cumberland County (Va.) 1
Curriculum--Education 1
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Energy policy--Virginia 1
Fish trade--Virginia 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
Hampton (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Handbooks 1
Intergovernmental fiscal relations--United States 1
Invitations 1
Johns Hopkins University--History 1
Legal documents 1
Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Newport News (Va.)--History 1
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Prison sentences--United States 1
Public welfare--Virginia--History 1
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Richmond (Va.)--History--20th century 1
School records 1
Schools--Virginia--Cumberland County 1
Schools--Virginia--Richmond 1
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Shellfish trade--Virginia 1
Speeches 1
Surveys (documents) 1
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Transportation--Virginia 1
United States--Economic history 1
United States--Politics and Government 1
Universities and Colleges--Virginia--Faculty 1
University of Richmond. Richmond College--History 1
Virginia--Politics and government--20th century 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--Photographs 1
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Women's rights--United States 1
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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 2
Virginia State Senate 2
Andrews, Hunter Booker, 1921-2005 1
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 1