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Photograph and artifact collection of Preston H. Leake



Certificate: Sarah M. Cox, postmaster of Proffit (under John Wanamaker),
October 1, 1891


Certification: Sarah M. Cox, postmaster of Proffit (under James A. Gary),
May 8, 1897

Apple peeler

Irons

Carpenter's plane (belonged to Elijah Cox)

Butter mold & butter paddle

Curry comb (for horses)

Shoe last (for repairing shoes)

Bevel square with rose wood

Shuttle Cocke (for weaving)

Shuttle Cocke

Rolling pin

Thumb guage

Preacher (for weather boards)

Biscuit cutter

Biscuit cutter

Automatic drill

Hair clippers

Wooden tools (paddles, butter mold, roller)

Holder for pencils & paper (and knives)

Proffit School (white), circa 1915 with teachers Ula Virginia Leake and Carl Whitlock

Proffit School / back of photographs (children's names)

Proffit School (same image, different print)

Elijah & Sarah Mildred Cox (circa 1890)

Proffit Elementary School

Back of Proffit Elementary School

Proffit School (photo taken 1980s)

Proffit School (photo taken 1980s)

Lydia Leake and classmates, Proffit School, 1908

Back of 1908 photo

Robert Henry Leake, Son of William James

back of photo

Robert Henry Leake

back of photo

Robert Henry Leake

back of photo
"Birthday greetings from Dad"
Robert Henry Leake


L:? / R: Robert Henry Leake


Oscar Peyton Leake, Son of William James


Pearl Leake, daughter of Robert Henry Leake

Elva Leake, daughter of Robert Henry Leake (1905-?)

Elva Leake, daughter of Robert Henry Leake (1905-?)

Pearl Leake

Elva and husband, Howard Brown

William James Leake & wife

William James Leake

William James Leake

William James Leake in Civil-War Uniform (with honorary pins) [taken at Stonewall Jackson statue unveiling?]

William James Leake and wife, Mary Ann Eliza Wood

Children of Perry and Lydia Leake, taken about 1930: Norman, Keith, Milton, Naomi, and Preston

Perry Leake
"Dad was waiting at home for his ride to Alexandria, VA where he was working as a carpenter"

"Lillian Cox [sister of Lydia] and friends", 1895

back of "Lillian Cox and friends"

Lydia Leake with children and grandchildren

Preston Leake, abt. 1965

Preston Leake with sons and their families, abt. 1987

John Churchill Leake and second wife, Annie

"John Churchill Leake second family" (with spouses)

back of "John Churchill Leake second family"

Lydia and Perry Leake, abt. 1945

Lydia Leake, 1915 (wedding photo)

Lydia Leake, 1915 (wedding photo)

Perry Leake, 1915 (wedding photo)

Lydia Leake


Sons of Herbert Franklin Leake (Neal, Paul, Lewis, Alton, Page, and Melvin) at UVA Leake Hall dedication


First family of John Churchill Leake and Bettie Hildebrand, abt. 1950

Lydia Leake / Perry and Lydia Leake (at Proffit), abt. 1913

Perry Leake raking hay at Proffit, 1915

Home of Elijah and Sarah M. Cox (Mr. Wood's car in foreground), July 1915

Home of Lydia and Perry Leake, (members of Brown family ?) in car, Fall 1915

"Aunt Eliza Flannagan our friend and cook" (covering her face with the apron)

Circus bears at the Proffit Station (Waler Lewis' store in background)

"Perry, Norman, Lydia June 1918"

"June 1922" (Perry with sons, Norman, Keith and Milton)

"1918, Norman" (Leake)

Norman Leake, 1939, graduating from the University of Virginia

Milton Leake with wife, Dorothy and son Dicky

"Tommy McNulty" (Sitting on car with 'Walter H. McNulty, Well Drilling'), abt. 1950

Asa Hall, mailman, on horse & buggy, in front of Cox Store, abt. 1900

Laurence, Luther, and Dicky Leake, 1996

Norman, Milton, Preston, and Keith Leake, 1985

Perry, Lydia & Lydia's sister, Mary, with her daughters, Earlysville

Wooden bridge over Rivanna River at Rio Mills, cir. 1850

Steel bridge over Rivanna River at Rio Mills, 1920

back steel bridge over Rivanna River at Rio Mills, 1920

Airforce Master Sargeant "Richard M. Leake with Pres. Johnson" 1967

back of "Richard M. Leake with Pres. Johnson" 1967

"Richard M. Leake with [second] wife, Va. Carr and son, John, 1967"

back of "Richard M. Leake with wife, Va. Carr and son, John, 1967"

Norman Leake at drug-analysis laboratory, Winston-Salem, NC, abt. 1990

"'Sandusky Receives UVa Honor' May 1974"

Lydia and Perry Leake at home of Preston and Ann Leake, Hopewell, Virginia, 1960

Lydia Leake and children, July 4th, 1971

"VIOLET ETHERTON in front of store run by E.D. COX and SARAH MILDREN DUNN COX", abt. 1918

back of "VIOLET ETHERTON in front of store run by E.D. COX and SARAH MILDREN DUNN COX", abt. 1918

Wedding of Preston Leake and Ann Kelly (with parents) at Raleigh, NC, December 5, 1954

Preston Leake and Ann Kelly with wedding party

Perry and Lydia Leake with grandchildren, Judith and Tommy McNulty

Norman Leake, 1918

Wedding of Ann Leake (daughter of Norman) and David Rolfe, November 14, 1981

back of wedding photo of Ann Leake and David Rolfe

Invitation to wedding of Ann Leake and David Rolfe

Lydia with John Leake and Beth Omohundro

Lydia 90th birthday party, 1980

Lydia with Mrs. Alma (Sweet) Smith at 90th birthday party

Preston and Ann Leake with sons Luther and Lawrence, abt. 1970

Lydia Leake with great-granddaughter, Lydia Leake, abt. 1982

Hansford and Nannie Leake with daughter, Lydia, abt. 1982

"Grandma Lydia, June 1981"

back of "Grandma Lydia, June 1981"

Ann Leake with neice, Judith Peatross, June 28, 1981

back of Ann Leake with neice Judith Peatross, June 28, 1981
   

 

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