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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

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Identifier: 01/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

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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

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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.

G. P. Agee Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Aa1
Scope and Contents Contains accounts receivable probably due G. P. Agee, administrator of the estate of W. C. Agee of Buckingham County, Va. Also includes copies of letters written by Francis West.

Agnes F. Donaldson Student Paper

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.225
Scope and Contents History class paper written by Donaldson about the Wren Chapel.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 25
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Marshall-Wythe School of Law 21
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 21
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College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 18
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William III, King of England, 1650-1702 14
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Monroe, James, 1758-1831 13
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 13
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University of Virginia 12
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 12
Barranger & Company, Inc. 11
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 11
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 11
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 11
Virginia House of Delegates 11
Washington, George, 1732-1799 11
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 10
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Music 10
College of William and Mary. School of Business Administration 10
United States Navy 10
United States. Army 10
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 9
Choir and Chorus 9
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 9
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 9
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 9
Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. 9
Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001 9
Tucker family 9
Tyler Family 9
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Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 8
Republican Party (U.S.) 8
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Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694 7
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Verkuil, Paul R 7
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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
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Development Office--Endowment Assocation 6
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 6
Eastern Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 6
Gloucester County Board of Supervisors 6
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