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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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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…

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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…

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,…

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.

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 A group of Chickahominy families acquired the Samaria Baptist Church in 1901; they had withdrawn from the Cedar Grove and Little Elam…

Bacone University.jpg
Rockefeller Hall, known by students as "Ol Rock," appears in this image. Completed in 1885 and razed in 1938, the building housed Indian students from numerous tribes. Many students from the Chickahominy Tribe obtained their high school and community…

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Eight male American Indian students pose for an unknown photographer at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute on March 20, 1880. The second of a "before and after" pair of images, this photograph shows the men in Western-style suits and ties.…

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Ten male American Indian students pose for an unknown photographer at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in November 1878. The first of a "before and after" pair of images, this photograph shows the men in native dress upon their arrival…
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