Virtual history program will share stories of Black women 

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS) will host “Black Voices: Recollections of Working Women in mid-20th-century Lancaster and Northumberland” at 3 p.m. Thursday, February 4.

The virtual program is the next installment in the “Zooming In On Lancaster County History” series.

“The presentation will feature audio clips and information selected from our ‘Closing the Gap’ Collection of oral history interviews, which were conducted about 20 years ago with elderly African Americans who were then looking back on their lives and local experiences during the 1930s to 1970s, including times of segregation,” said LVHS president Frank Kober.

“For this program, we will focus on sharing the voices of a few women telling about their work in and out of the home,” said Kober.

 The oral history selections and transcriptions for this program have been compiled by…[to-view-more]