Monthly Archives: October 2003

Traveling Baskets Ready for Churches, Clubs, Schools

Traveling baskets featuring from Legacy’s current exhibit on the Black Church will go on the road beginning November 1.
Artifacts and photographs from “By God’s Grace: The African American Worship Experience in Central Virginia, 1820-1950” will be available to church and school groups, clubs, and nursing homes. The four baskets have been designed for different age [...]

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Swann-Wright to Curate 2004-2005 Exhibit on Black Businesses

Dianne Swann-Wright, director of African American and special programs at Monticello, will serve as guest curator for Legacy’s next exhibit, on black businesses in Central Virginia between 1820 and 1970.
The exhibit will open to the public on Sunday, June 27, 2004.
In her prospectus for the business exhibit, Swann-Wright has written that “African-American labor has been [...]

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President’s letter

The opening of the fourth exhibit, “By God’s Grace…”, has marked yet another milestone in the continuation and growth of the Legacy Museum. In retrospect, it is almost unbelievable to realize how far we have come. We are grateful to and attribute this growth to the hard work and support of many like yourselves.
The positive [...]

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