Gloucester Agricultural and Industrial School

Gloucester Agricultural and Industrial School

Founded in 1888, Gloucester Agricultural and Industrial School, also known as Capahosic Academy, was a private high school built for African Americans before public high schools were available to them. This collection contains meeting notes, pamphlets, and correspondence, and other ephemera...

    World War I Questionnaires

    World War I Questionnaires

    Help review these transcriptions! All the questionnaires have been transcribed. Now we need to review them for accuracy and completeness. Click the "Pages That Need Review" button on the right side of the collection page. Click on the page, then the Transcribe tab to review the transcription....

    World War I Questionnaires: Miscellaneous

    World War I Questionnaires: Miscellaneous

    On 7 January 1919, Governor Davis created the Virginia War History Commission whose goal was “to complete an accurate and complete history of Virginia’s military, economic and political participation in the World War.” The Commission conducted a survey of World War I veterans in Virginia...

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      Virginia Untold: Bills of Sale and Deeds

      Virginia Untold: Bills of Sale and Deeds

      Virginia Untold provides digital access to records that document some of the lived experiences of enslaved and free Black people in the Library of Virginia’s collections. Please help improve the discoverability of these sources by transcribing two of the project's many record types, bills of...

      Virginia Untold: Free Registers (indexing)

      Virginia Untold: Free Registers (indexing)

      Virginia Untold provides digital access to records that document some of the lived experiences of enslaved and free Black people in the Library of Virginia’s collections. Please help improve the discoverability of these sources by transcribing one of the project's many record types, registers...

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