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Chrisman Photograph Collection

 Collection — Binder: 14
Identifier: LU-191

Scope and content

This collection of photographs from the early 1900s includes several images of mostly unidentified women, likely taken at State Female Normal School.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1909


Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.

Biographical sketch

Sisters Lucie C. and Hallie B. Chrisman were born in White Post, Virginia in 1884 and 1887 respectively. Both sisters attended [then] State Female Normal School; Lucie earning her diploma in 1904 and Hallie in 1909. Lucie, however, returned to [by then] State Teachers College in 1931 and earned her B.A. in 1935. The Chrisman sisters, after graduation, returned to White Post and taught in the Clarke County public school system for many years before both moving to Richmond where they continued to teach.


1 Linear Feet (1 archival photograph binder)

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Ownership and Custodial History

It is unknown when, or by what means, this collection was acquired by Longwood University or the Greenwood Library Archives.

Benedict Chatelain
February 2, 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the Greenwood Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Janet D. Greenwood Library
401 Redford Street
Farmville VA 23909 United States