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Florence Barber Diary (1902) identification and Transcription, 2011-2012

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Alternative title: Florence Barber Diary (Norfolk, Va.), 1902; Diary (Portsmouth, Va.), 1901
Author: Barber, Florence
Other contributors: Wallace, Lauren
Abstract: Transcript and identification of the diary of Florence Barber, an African American woman living in Portsmouth, Virginia at the turn of the 20th century. The identification was written in 2011 by Lauren Wallace, a graduate student in the Department of History. The transcript was created by Grace Hindman, class of 2011, as part of the Lemon Project under professor Jody Allen at the College of William and Mary. From Mss. Acc. 2009.478, Florence Barber Diary (Portsmouth, Va.), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Issued Date: 1902
Subjects: African Americans--Virginia--History--20th century.
African Americans--Virginia--Portsmouth--History.
African American women--Diaries.
African American women--Education.
African American women--History--Sources.
Portsmouth (Va.)--Social life and customs.
Women--Diaries.
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/17063
Citation: Florence Barber Diary (Portsmouth, Va.), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Transcriber: Hindman, Grace


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