Monthly Archives: March 2003

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

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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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