Monthly Archives: June 2008

Annual Dinner Celebrates Black History, Service to Legacy

On February 19, a fine crowd gathered in Merredith’s Restaurant in the Plaza for the annual dinner of the Legacy Museum, hosted by Mario Thomas. Among numerous luminaries attending were Mayor Joan Foster, Vice Mayor Bert Dodson, City Councilmen Ceasor Johnson and Joseph Seiffert, Dr. Winifred Agaard, Director of Adult and Family Services Felicia Prescott, [...]

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African American Health Professionals Exhibit now on View at Virginia Baptist Hospital

A significant portion of Legacy’s inaugural exhibit, “Herbs to Lasers, Cholera to Aids: African American Medicine and Health, 1800-2000,” has been installed in the Career Center at Virginia Baptist Hospital.
The exhibit features local African American doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, and dental hygienists of the Jim Crow era. Images, artifacts, and text provided by Legacy were [...]

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Legacy Museum Benefits from Campbell Birthday Celebration

On November 10, 2007, the Legacy Museum was the scene of a lively party. The cause for celebration was Cornelia Campbell’s eightieth birthday. As if an eightieth birthday alone were not sufficient justification for a get-together, the party also had a very special mission. Mrs. Campbell’s daughter, Autrice, and her son, Junius, had discovered a [...]

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