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Race and Place: An African American Community the Jim Crow South

recreates the contours of the African American community in Charlottesville, Virginia, during the start of this century. Narratives provide historical analysis as well as archival content, including newsclippings from the "Only Negro Weekly," hundreds of photos of African Americans in the early 20th century, and more. (University of Virginia, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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William Biggars, September 6, 1916.  African-American family

African-American family

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