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The Negro in Charlottesville and Albemarle County: an Exploratory Study
by Marjory Felice Irwin
University of Virginia Phelps-Stokes Fellowship Paper Number Nine, 1929

The following is a thesis "Presented to the Academic Faculty of the University of Virginia In Candidacy for the Degree of Master of Arts 1929."

The document includes approximately 1 pages about Proffit Town (or relevant to Proffit). Provides information about landscape, house structure, and household layouts of places where African Americans were living in the first part of the 20th century, as well as some info about the economic role of African Americans in and around Charlottesville, including Proffit. (Click on a thumbnail below to view larger image).



Created by Mieka Brand for the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies, University of Virginia, 2000