Virginia photographs [graphic], 1958 and 1966.


Virginia photographs [graphic], 1958 and 1966.

The collection contains two snapshots of young African American children in line leaving an unidentified school in [Richmond, Va.]. The collection also contains a photograph by Marvin Scruggs of the 1966 inauguration of Governor Mills Godwin with an African American photographer in the foreground. The collection also contains a photograph from the Virginia Democratic Convention, 1958, with a Democratic Clubs of Virginia sign on a podium behind which hang photographs of Governor J. Lindsay Almond, Attorney General Albertis S. Harrison and Lt. Governor Allie Edwards Stokes Stephens. At the far left is a sign urging election to the House of Delegates of George E. Allen, Jr., and Fitzgerald Bemiss.

4 photos.; 13 x 17cm. and smaller.

Related Entities

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Harrison, Albertis S. (Albertis Sydney), 1907-1995 (person)

Jay Winston Johns, Jr. was a coal industrialist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who moved to Virginia and became a leader in preserving homes of renowned Virginians. He married Helen Lambert (1881-1964). Johns became blind in the late 1950's. He and his wife owned "Ash Lawn," Albemarle County, Virginia which had been the home of James Monroe and designed by Thomas Jefferson. Johns was founder of the Lee-Jackson Memorial, Inc., a foundation dedicated to preserving the memo...

Stephens, Allie Edwards Stokes, 1900-1973 (person)

Almond, J. Lindsay (James Lindsay), 1898-1986 (person)

Lawyer, of Roanoke and Richmond, Va.; Roanoke City Hustings Court judge; member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1945-1948; Attorney General of Virginia, 1948-1957; Governor of Virginia, 1959-1962; judge, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1963-1986. From the description of Papers, 1850-1987. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 33953204 Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Mari...

Allen, George E., 1914-1990. (person)

Scruggs, Marvin. (person)

Bemiss, Fitzgerald, 1922- (person)

Chairman of Virginia Commission of Outdoor Recreation, and member of Virginia Tax Study Commission and Virginia Governor's Council on the Environment. From the description of Papers : of Fitzgerald Bemiss, 1958-1978. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793684 State legislator from Richmond, Va. From the description of Papers, 1952-1978. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29631119 ...

Democratic Party (Va.). State Convention (1958 : Richmond, Va.) (corporateBody)

Godwin, Mills E. (Mills Edwin), 1914-1999 (person)

Mills Edwin Godwin, Jr. was born 19 November 1914 in Nansemond County, Va. He graduated from the College of William and Mary and received his law degree from the University of Virginia. Godwin married Katherine Thomas Beale. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates, the Virginia State Senate, as lieutenant governor and and as governor for two terms. Godwin switched from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party between his two gubernatorial terms. He doubled aid for education, began the c...