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The Name Game

The Library of Virginia is pleased to welcome the National Genealogical Society 2014 Family History Conference to Richmond, Virginia, 7-10 May. If you’re inspired to start researching your…
Louise Jones
May 7, 2014
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Paint Your Wagon

A chancery case from Frederick County looked like any other business dispute except for a unique item presented as an exhibit. Columbia Wagon Company vs. John…
Joanne Porter
April 23, 2014
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Fancy Skating

While processing collections, archivists often come across items that don’t directly relate to the collection at hand but which often provide a window into a…
Chad Underwood
February 5, 2014
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The Women of Smithfield

Processing of the Montgomery County chancery began in August 2013, and one of the early finds was Chancery Cause 1848-016, Letitia Floyd vs. Executors of Elizabeth…
Regan Shelton
January 23, 2014
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12 Years a Slave

The release of the film 12 Years a Slave had us talking here at Out of the Box. Discussions on slavery are a common occurrence at the Library of…
Bari Helms
December 4, 2013
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Georgia on my Mind

One day in 1898, A.M. Scales definitely did not have Georgia on his mind. While processing the Patrick County chancery records, I discovered a divorce case, Georgia L.…
Sherri Bagley
September 25, 2013