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Welcome to the University Archives' exploration of Black History at Virginia Tech.

The University Archives gratefully receives photographs, reminiscences, memorabilia, and other materials that help document black history at Virginia Tech. Please contact us if you see anything that needs to be updated.

Black History Timeline
Pioneers, important events and dates, outstanding achievements, and newspaper articles about history of African Americans in the university and the community.

First Black Graduates of Virginia Tech
Over 100 of the first black graduates of Virginia Tech.

Black Women at Virginia Tech
First black women students, first homecoming queen, first woman in the Corps of Cadets, and more...

Black History Oral Histories
Full text of interviews with some of those who have shaped the history of the university and of the New River Valley.

Current Featured Oral Histories

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Tamara Kennelly, University Archivist
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Last Updated on: Tuesday, 01-Jul-2014 15:09:26 EDT