Monthly Archives: March 2003

Is Your Church Missing?

Or do you know of a church that is missing?
The Collections Committee is seeking written histories of African American churches that were in existence before 1950 and that do not appear on the list below. If you know of a church that is not on the list, of if you can provide a written history […]

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“Whirlwind” on Tape

In January the R. Walter Johnson Tennis Video Project committee announced the completion of the video of Dr. Johnson’s life, “Dr. R. Walter ‘Whirlwind’ Johnson: The Legacy of a Life of Service to Others.”
According to the box cover, the “videotape tells the story of Dr. Johnson and his contributions to others through the sport of […]

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Learning How to Research Your Family’s History

It was February 22, a cold, dreary, rainy afternoon outside where many colorful umbrellas adorned the porch of the Legacy Museum of African American History. But inside much warm chattering could be heard by interested visitors attending the panel discussion, “Giving Voice to the Past.”
Barbara Heath, director of archaeology and landscape at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar […]

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