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Chickahominy School, 1910.jpg
Samaria Indian Church was built in 1910 in Charles City County, on the former site of the Samaria Baptist Church. A group of Chickahominy families acquired the Samaria Baptist Church in 1901; they had withdrawn from the Cedar Grove and Little Elam…

Upper Mattponi School.jpg
Students and a teacher pose for an unknown photographer outside Sharon School, built for the Upper Mattaponi in 1919 and then rebuilt in 1952.

2560.mp3
Karen Kupperman (professor of history at New York University) Randy Shifflett (history professor at Virginia Tech) and Jim Whittenburg (history professor at the College of William and Mary) discuss interpreters like Henry Spelman, an Englishman who,…

Plecker1943-1.jpg
In a letter dated January 1943 and addressed to "Local Registrars, Physicians, Health Officers, Nurses, School Superintendents, and Clerks of the Courts," Walter A. Plecker, the state registrar of vital statistics, warns his colleagues of parents…

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Female Pamunkey students and their teacher pose for the photographer Walter Washington Foster in Richmond sometime around 1920. Foster (1857–1935) was a Richmond photographer whose collection of glass-plate negatives was donated to the Virginia…

03 Elder Wisdom.mp3
In this episode of the radio program Elder Wisdom with Barbara Roberts, which first aired sometime around 2001, Roberts interviews Monacan chief Kenneth Branham, Karenne Wood, and Hattie Bell Hamilton. Elder Wisdom with Barbara Roberts is produced…
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