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Virginia--Social life and customs--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Kings' Daughters. Mollie Jones Circle  (Gloucester Co., Va.) Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00603
Scope and Contents Minute book, 1920-21, of the Mollie Jones Circle of the King's Daughters, Gloucester County, Virginia.

Doris Ann McFarland Papers

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Identifier: SC 00739
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1933-1943 of Doris Ann McFarland of Reedville, Virginia and later Washington, D.C.  and possibly Philadelphia, Pa. Included are a diary, 1933-1934,  kept while Doris McFarland was a 4th and 5th grader in the Reedville School in Reedville, Virginia; a report card for the 1933/34 school year; a photograph, circa 1940s of McFarland in Uniform, greeting cards, postcards, concert programs, ticket stubs, church fliers and news clippings.  Many of the concert programs and tickets (1940s)...

Rice Family Papers, 1905-1966

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.077
Scope and Contents Contains letters, publications, and photo negatives collected by the Rice family of Staunton, Virginia, from 1905-1966. Betsy Rice was involved with the local American Youth Hostels, and many of the booklets relate to hostels in the 1940s. A more detailed description is provided at the series level..

Rixey Smith Papers

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Identifier: SC 01068
Scope and Contents An original typed autobiography of Rixey Smith, entitled "Blue Blood and Red Clay, Memories of a Virginia Childhood."  Includes stories about his childhood in Rixeyville, Virginia (Culpeper County).  Mentions Rosedale, the Rixey family home, family members and many local families. Divided into chapters.

Includes a few stories about Carter Glass, a U.S. Congressman and Senator from Virginia.  Rixie Smith was his assistant for many years.

Includes poems and other writings.

M.C. Webb Diary

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.531
Scope and Contents Diary of M.C. Webb of Virginia, 1942 to 1953, titled: "“a line or two a day.” M.C. Webb mentions her chores around the house, part-time work in a shop, going to church, singing in a chorus, reading, attending plays and concerts, visiting with friends, and helping with the war efforts. Also mentions correspondence and visits with her son Robert, who was a fighter pilot during World War II. All entries are very shot and often abbreviated.The following information was provided by the...

Whittle-Greene Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 W61
Scope and Contents Papers of Cloe Tyler Whittle Greene. Mostly diaries, 1855-1924, before and after her marriage to John Newport Greene. Also includes printed cards, photographs, verse, newspapers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and prints of colonial and Civil War figures. Topics covered by the diaries include secession, Civil War, Reconstruction, travel, life in Norfolk, Virginia and marriage.

William & Mary Hip Hop Collection

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.19
Scope and Contents Established by American Studies Ph.D. Kevin Kosanovich working in Swem Library’s Special Collections, the William & Mary Hip Hop Collection is the most comprehensive of its kind dedicated to Virginia’s hip hop culture and history from the 1980s to the present. The collection includes oral histories committed to preserving and documenting Virginia’s rich hip hop past, as well as recordings of hip hop music, publications, and ephemera created by Virginia and Virginia-based artists,...