The Resource Harter undocumented deeds : an exhibit on the history of Harrisonburg's African-American community, compiled by Dale F. Harter

Harter undocumented deeds : an exhibit on the history of Harrisonburg's African-American community, compiled by Dale F. Harter

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Harter undocumented deeds : an exhibit on the history of Harrisonburg's African-American community
Title
Harter undocumented deeds
Title remainder
an exhibit on the history of Harrisonburg's African-American community
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Dale F. Harter
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Language
eng
Summary
This collection consists of copies of items on display for an exhibit at the Warren-Sipe Museum of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (Va.) in the autumn of 1991. The exhibit, entitled "Undocumented deeds: an exhibit on the history of Harrisonburg's African-American community," was compiled by Dale F. Harter and pertains largely to the time period from 1930 to 1985. Most of the items on display were on loan; this collection contains not only copies of texts and photographs used in the exhibit, but also copies of the loan contracts. The collection also includes a chronological history of the community by Harter
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Biographical or historical data
Notable people and groups mentioned include: Lucy F. Simms, turn of the century educator; W.N.P. Harris, principal of Lucy F. Simms High School; Roberta Webb, teacher; Ralph Sampson (Sr. and Jr., pro basketball player); Howard Stevens, pro football player; various churches such as Bethel A.M.E. Church and John Wesley Methodist Church; also various groups such as the Bundy's Boys Band; Ebony Players, a womens' theatrical group; the Harrisonburg-Adjacent Community Choir; the Non-Sectarian Chorus; and Shades of Ebony, a business women's group.
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
Harter undocumented deeds : an exhibit on the history of Harrisonburg's African-American community, compiled by Dale F. Harter
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/harter.aspx
Note
Also known as: the Dale Harter collection; the Harrisonburg African-American community collection
Arrangement
Newsclipping photocopies; school reunion programs; portions of church histories, scrapbooks, newsletters, photographs, obituaries, and other items. 3-page chronology of African-American history in Harrisonburg by Dale Harter.
Control code
39744107
Cumulative index finding aids
See web link for Finding Aid.
Extent
1 Hollinger box (1 folder) ; ca. 150 photocopied items.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Ownership
Copies of texts and photographs mounted in the display were purchased from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society in 1992.

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
      38.438299 -78.8741916
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