Monthly Archives: March 2003

As Deadline Nears, Museum Still Needs $24,000 To Meet NEH Challenge

Funds Needed for NEH Challenge Grant
With the July 31 deadline only four months away, Legacy needs $24,000 to receive the first third of its $100,000 matching grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The NEH grant, plus the $100,000 in matching funds being raised by Legacy, will go into the Museum’s endowment fund, which is [...]

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New Officers, New Opportunities

At its February 19 meeting, the board of the Legacy Project elected the following officers: Claudette S. Haskins, president; Gloria M. Cardwell, vice-president; Joyce S. Dixon, secretary; Cornelia C. Campbell, recording secretary, and Patricia Gentry, treasurer. At the same time, the board acknowledged the years of hard work given by the outgoing officers: president Joseph [...]

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Collectors Scour Countryside Looking for Artifacts For Black Church Exhibit

Collectors for “It’s By God’s Grace: The Black Church in Central Virginia, 1820-1950,” have nearly finished their work, but a few items are still needed.
While the collectors have located written histories of many churches in Lynchburg and the surrounding counties—Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell, and Bedford—they know their list is far from complete.

And the Collection Committee, co-chaired [...]

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