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African-American Families Database: Community Formation in Albemarle County, Virginia, 1850-1880
Lynn Rainville, Sweet Briar College
Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=HD-50979-10
African American Families Database (Web Resources)
Title: African American Families Database
Author: Lynn Rainville
Abstract: An online search engine for tracing enslaved descendants from later, 19th- and 20th- century family members.
Primary URL: http://centralvirginiahistory.org/database1.shtml
Fletcher family to gather at Sweet Briar to honor slave history, celebrate college's revival (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Fletcher family to gather at Sweet Briar to honor slave history, celebrate college's revival
Writer: Ashlie Walter
Abstract: Discussion of one family's reunions as a result of research conducted by Dr Rainville into the enslaved community at Sweet Briar College.
Primary URL: http://http://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/fletcher-family-to-gather-at-sweet-briar-to-honor-slave/article_1b438e8a-38aa-11e5-99a6-a38f715dd4cb.html
Slaves' descendants feel loss over Sweet Briar closure (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Slaves' descendants feel loss over Sweet Briar closure
Writer: Susan Svrluga
Abstract: Dr Rainville's research into descendants of the enslaved community at Sweet Briar College (research supported by the online database that she created with NEH funds).
Primary URL: http://http://hamptonroads.com/2015/04/slaves-descendants-feel-loss-over-sweet-briar-closure