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Digital Exhibits

Art and Architecture of Amaza Lee Meredith
Hired in 1930 to teach art at Virginia State College for Negroes, Amaza Lee Meredith was the founder of the art department in 1935, a position she held until her retirement in 1958. She exhibited her artwork at galleries in Virginia, North Carolina, and New York. Meredith later focused her artistic vision on architecture and interior designed. She design homes for friends and family in Virginia, New York and Texas.
 
Brown: Before and After
Primary sources and photographs located at Virginia State University Special Collections/University Archives which can be used for the study of the struggle for school desegregation in Prince Edward County, Virginia.
 
400 Years of History through Music: The Black Man in American Music
Collection of  books, ethnic materials, musical instruments, and photographs portraying the role of music in African American culture from colonial times to the hip-hop generation.
 
Ruppert L. Sargent: Recipient of the Medal of Honor
A collection of photographs and historical documents honoring Sargent, a VSU alumnus, the first African-American officer to be awarded the nation's highest award for valor in combat, the Medal of Honor.
 
Global Warming
Demonstrates the causes, effects, and solutions for Global Warming. Suggestions were provided on ways we could as individuals help save the planet.