Monthly Archives: November 2008

Health and Medicine Exhibit Makes Appearance at National Conference

Kim Price, director of women’s and children’s services for Centra Health, brought the Legacy Museum before a national audience in Salt Lake City, October 15-17, in a poster presentation on the Career Center 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,” […]

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Prepare for Kwanzaa at Legacy

Kwanzaa, which takes place between December 26 and January 1, is a celebration of family, community, culture, and traditions. A word meaning “first fruits of the harvest,” Kwanzaa is a time of thanksgiving for the accomplishments of the year that is ending, as well as a time for projecting new growth into the year ahead.
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Next Exhibit to Deal with Central Virginia African Americans in the Military

Collectors have begun work on the Legacy’s Museum’s next exhibit, which will deal with Central Virginia African Americans who have served in the military. The exhibit will open on Saturday, June 20, 2009, as part of Lynchburg’s Juneteenth celebration.
Entitled “Much in Demand,” the exhibit will trace ways the status of African Americans in the larger […]

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