Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Fourteen photographs showing the grounds, buildings, and students of St. Emma's Industrial and Agricultural institute, a school for Black boys founded in 1895 in Powhatan County, Virginia. It was renamed St. Emma's Military Academy and closed in 1972.
Two diaries kept by Walter B. Anderson during the end of World War I. Anderson lived on Marshall Street in Richmond and attended Richmond College. He writes extensively about local and international current events, as well as student life and the military training he received.
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