Mills; Pre-Civil War; Industrial History; Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute
This is a view of Fleets Hill in 1883, as seen from Petersburg across the Appomattox River. This picture shows some of the many mills operating from water power along the Appomattox in Ettrick and Petersburg from the mid-1840s through the 1890s.
Fisk Graduates at Virginia State; Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
This class picture from Fisk University in 1915 shows two future faculty members at Virginia State University. On the first row, reading left to right, the third person is Felicia D. Anderson, who will write the words to the Alma Mater and also...
This Composite Photograph Shows the 1933 Graduating Class of Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State College, Now Tennessee State University. Pictured in the Center are College President William J. Hale and Dean George W. Gore, Jr.
Homecomings; Luncheons; College presidents; Universities & colleges;
The President's Affability Shows as He and Mrs. Torrence Host a Homecoming Day Brunch in the WRC Cafeteria. Pictured are Dr. Torrence, Mrs. Torrence, Retired Art Teacher Miss Frances Thompson, Designer of University Seal, Former First Lady Mrs. W....