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African American and Hampton Normal Institute Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00388
Content Description Three caricature postcards depicting African Americans with stereotypical features and promoting racist views of African Americans, copyrighted 1913 and published by S. Bergman, New York. One postcard depicting a group of African American singers with one elderly gentleman shown sleeping in the front row, copyrighted 1897 and published by Knaffl and Brothers, Knoxville, Tennessee. And a postcard of soldiers lined up for dress parade at the Normal Institute in Hampton, Virginia, published by...

African American Cabinet Cards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00066
Scope and Contents 53 cabinet cards depicting African Americans from the 1880's- 1890's. Photograph studios are printed on the cards, but personal information concerning those photographed are not labeled. One cabinet card was taken by a C. E. Cheyne photography in Hampton, Virginia. The back of the cabinet card reads Carrie E. Stules, January 14, 1896. Three cabinet cards are of "Pete and Lize- Song and Dance" photographed by E. R. Rose, Oswego, Kansas. They feature two African Americans dressed in vaudeville...

African American Family Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00229
Scope and Contents Photo album, circa 1940s-1950s, of an unidentified African-American family, most likely of Richmond, Virginia. Includes snapshots of different family members, photos of family members taken at schools (including Maggie L. Walker High School) and colleges (including Virginia Union University, with shots of the Bell Tower, Kingsley Hall, and Pickford Hall), at church (Moore Street Baptist Church) and at various holidays and other events. Several Richmond streets and landmarks are also featured in...

African American Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00230
Scope and Contents Photographs of an African-American family, circa 1880-1960, most likely of Richmond, Virgina. Included are snapshots, studio portraits and photo postcards of family members and also a postcard of the "Barracks of Colored Recruits, Camp Lee, Petersburg, Va." (addressed to Eliza Chatman, Richmond, Va.).  Some photos are identified by first names or location. Names include Pearl, Russell, Constance, Berkley, Allen, Beverley Boxyem, Samuel, Mary, James, Horace, Sarah, Mother Booker, Julie, Lester...

African American Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01314
Content Description Three postcards circa 1900 depicting African Americans. One postcard shows workers in a peanut field, another features a child on a pile of picked cotton. The third is a picture of James Smith, posed seated with a cane in one hand and a hat in another. It states that he was age 93, born in 1813 and the oldest living man in Hampton, Virginia.

African American Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01369
Content Description Seven postcards circa 1910 which feature African Americans picking cotton, posing for a photo, and caricatures of racists stereotypical notions about African Americans during that time.

African American Soldiers in World War II

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00088
Scope and Contents 91 photos of African Americans during World War II.  Many of the photos are labeled Wissmar (captured by Ally forces May 2, 1945) and Frankfurt, Germany.  Some names of the soldiers are printed on the back of the photographs.  Most of the photos are not dated and depict men in their uniforms near military vehicles and in a casual setting.  Some photographs are of the men with local (civilian dress) women.

African American Stereoview Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00129
Scope and Contents This collection contains numerous stereograms taken throughout the Jim Crow Era. The stereograms portray the racist attitudes of the time period. Stereograms are an early form of photography which was often used for educational purposes. When a view finder is used to look at the stereograms, the images appear to be three dimensional.

African Qur'an Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00093
Scope and Contents Unbound manuscript of the Qur'an (after 1869) with a leather shoulder bag (undated). Consists of about 700 pages with each page containing about 12 lines of script. Written in Arabic with African decorations throughout. The number of "ayahs" in this volume is a variant from Eastern or Ottoman contemporary Qur'ans. All of the verses are separated by three small circles in the form of a pyramid and every tenth verse is separated by two concentric circles.The manuscript is...

Africana Studies Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 182
Scope and Contents The collection includes fliers, catalogs, and other material created by the Africana Studies Program at the College of William and Mary. The collection also contains records concerning the Black Studies Program, from which Africana Studies grew out of.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 25
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 24
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 23
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Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 21
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 20
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 18
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 18
College of William and Mary. William and Mary Theatre 18
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 18
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College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 15
State Male Normal College of Virginia 15
William III, King of England, 1650-1702 15
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Monroe, James, 1758-1831 14
College of William and Mary. Department of Athletics. 13
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 13
United States Congress 13
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Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 12
University of Virginia 12
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 12
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Music 11
College of William and Mary. School of Business Administration 11
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 11
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 11
United States. Army 11
Virginia House of Delegates 11
Washington, George, 1732-1799 11
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 10
Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001 10
United States Navy 10
Virginia Institute of Marine Science 10
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 9
Choir and Chorus 9
College of William and Mary. College of Arts and Sciences 9
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 9
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 9
Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. 9
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 9
Tucker family 9
Tyler Family 9
Camp Peary (Va.) 8
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Anthropology 8
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Fine Arts 8
Democratic Party (U.S.) 8
Development Office--Endowment Association 8
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 8
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 8
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 8
Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694 8
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 8
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 8
Republican Party (U.S.) 8
Society of the Alumni 8
Student Activities 8
Swem, E. G. (Earl Gregg), 1870-1965 8
Virginia State Senate 8
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 8
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 7
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 7
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Biology 7
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College of William and Mary. University Archives. 7
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Graves, Thomas Ashley, Jr 7
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 7
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Nichol, Gene R., 1951- 7
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Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1898 7
Verkuil, Paul R 7
Washington family 7
Whig Party (U.S.) 7
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 7
American Red Cross 6
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 6
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 6
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 6
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 6
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Sociology 6
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 6
Eastern Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 6
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