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Guide to African American Manuscripts in the Collection of the Virginia Historical Society
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The VHS is proud to present a guide to more than 800 African American manuscript collections. The guide provides access to a diverse and significant set of records that chronicle African American life in Virginia and the nation. Holdings include records of slaves and slavery in the Old Dominion. Other materials concern the African colonization movement, freedmen and women in the immediate post-Civil War era, black educators in the early and middle twentieth century, and desegregation in modern Virginia.
Second edition. 250 pages, paperback, ISBN 0-945015-23-2, Virginia Historical Society, 2002
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