Monthly Archives: April 2020

What A Wonderful Childhood: Frances Colbert Clements Terrell

This is my fourth story about African Americans living in the Seminary area. I look forward in writing more articles about African Americans who lived, worked and raised their children in Alexandria. Before Seminary/West End was incorporated into Alexandria, it … Continue reading

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Memories of Long Ago: Margaret V. Campbell Council

I was privilege in having a conversation with the 78 year-old Leroy Council of Philadelphia who revealed his deep love for his mother, Margaret and the history she shared with him about her life in Alexandria. His mother, Margaret was … Continue reading

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