Category Archives: 2006

New Talent Comes on Board

The board of directors of the Legacy Project is pleased to announce that Marvin S. Cash, Donnie Hendricks, and Dr. Linda Thomas have agreed to join the board. With their talents, energy, and dedication, they will be welcome additions to … Continue reading

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Legacy awarded prestigious grant

The Legacy Museum of African American History has received a $106,076 federal grant that promises to strengthen six Central Virginia museums of African American history and culture. The grant, awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), will … Continue reading

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Deep in My Heart: The Rise of Jim Crow in Central Virginia, 1865-1954

In Legacy’s current exhibit, KKK robes, family photographs, and a variety of racially marked items, from a tax receipt to a restroom door, will document the way segregation shaped the lives of Central Virginia’s African Americans from birth until death. … Continue reading

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