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Broken Vows

In 1913, Mary Ella Gray stated in a deposition that she moved to her parents’ home in Fredericksburg after her husband James “continuously abused me,…
Joanne Porter
September 8, 2010

Blame It On Rio

As I was inventorying a collection of federal records housed at the Library, I stumbled upon a box of papers that did not seem to…
Renee Savits
June 30, 2010

Keys of Death

These records are part of the Virginia State Penitentiary Collection, 1796-1991 (Accession 41558).  Access to the execution files and four audio cassettes is restricted for…
Roger Christman
May 26, 2010