Monthly Archives: November 2008

In Memoriam: Thelma Mundy

Thelma Mundy, Legacy’s first museum administrator, died on June 7, 2008. The following statement was read at Thelma’s funeral on June 13 at Scott Zion Baptist Church:
The board of directors of the Legacy Project wishes to acknowledge Thelma Mundy’s extraordinary dedication and service to the Legacy Museum of African American History. Thelma and Jim Mundy [...]

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Legacy Board Member Named to YWCA Academy of Women

For volunteer service to the Legacy Museum, board member Carolyn Bell was honored at the YWCA’s semi-annual Women of Achievement dinner on October 30 at the Kirkley Hotel.
Nine other local women were also honored, representing such categories as the arts, communication, science, education, and business. Carolyn, who has served on the Legacy board since it [...]

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Joseph Berryman, President of the Board of Directors of the Legacy Museum

Joseph Berryman, president of the board of directors of the Legacy Museum, has been with the Museum since its beginning in 1995, when meetings were held at Virginia Seminary. The president often has a slightly mischievous smile on his face, as if he knows something others do not. His sense of humor pops up frequently, [...]

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