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African Americans--Virginia--Richmond--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Farrar Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.71
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters, contracts, deeds, wills, St. Luke Penny Bank medallions, cemetery plot receipts, plans, blueprints, photographs, birth and death certificates relating to members of the Farrar family of Richmond, Virginia. Daniel James Farrar (1862-1925) had a profound effect on the architecture of the city of Richmond. Daniel followed the example of his father, Joseph who was the son of a free black. Farrar was involved with at least 14 buildings in the 1890’s as designer,...

Holmes Family Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00997
Scope and Contents Photograph album, circa 1920s, of the Rufae Holmes and Samuel B. Holmes families of Richmond, Virginia. Includes photographs of family members, including A.B. Holmes, schools, including Douglas High School in Baltimore, students, and activities including football and a road trip taken on the Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.  In 2014, family descendant Carole Osmet added six additional photos of the family.