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The Black History Committee, Friends of the Thomas Balch Library. The Essence of a People: Portraits of African Americans Who Made a Difference in Loudoun County, Virginia. Leesburg, Virginia: Friends of the Thomas Balch Library, 2001.

The Black History Committee, Friends of the Thomas Balch Library. The Essence of a People II: African- Americans Who Made Their Worlds Anew in Loudoun County, and Beyond. Kendra Y. Hamilton, editor. Leesburg, Virginia Friends of the Thomas Balch Library, 2002.

Duncan, Patricia B. Abstracts of Loudoun County, Virginia Register of Free Negroes, 1844-1861. Westminster, Maryland, 2000.

Guild, June Purcell. Black Laws of Virginia. [For the Afro-American Historical Association], Lovettsville, Virginia: Willow Bend Books, 1996.

Janney, Asa Moore, and Werner Janney. Ye Meeting Hous Smal. Lincoln, Virginia, 1980.

Lee, Deborah A. Loudoun County’s African American Communities: A Tour Map and Guide. Leesburg, Virginia: The Black History Committee, Friends of the Thomas Balch Library, 2004.

Michael, Jerry. Back to the 1870s: Items of Interest from the Local Press. [Draft]. Leesburg, Virginia, 2004.

Michael, Jerry. The Year After: Selections from the Democratic Mirror, June 14, 1865-June 13, 1866. Leesburg, Virginia, 1996.

Poland, Charles. From Frontier to Suburbia. Marceline, Missouri: Walsworth Publishing, 1976.

Record of Free Negroes. Leesburg, Virginia: The Loudoun County Clerk of the Circuit Court.

Reid, Frances H. Inside Loudoun: The Way It Was. Leesburg, Virginia: Loudoun Times-Mirror, 1986.

Souders, Bronwen C. and John M. A Rock in a Weary Land, A Shelter in a Time of Storm: African-American Experience in Waterford, Virginia. Waterford, Virginia: Waterford Foundation, 2003.

Thompson, Elaine and Betty Morefield. Courage, My Soul: African American Churches and Mutual Aid Societies. Leesburg, Virginia: The Loudoun Museum, 2000.

Thompson, Elaine. “Let Our Rejoicing Rise”: Emancipation Day in Loudoun County. Leesburg, Virginia: The Loudoun Museum, 1998.

Tyler-McGraw, Marie, editor. “The Prize I Mean is the Prize of Liberty: A Loudoun
County Family in Liberia.” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 97, No.
3, July 1989.

Will of Margaret Humphrey. Will Book 2-Q. Leesburg, Virginia: Loudoun County Clerk of the Circuit Court.

Will of Mary Marks. Will Book R. Leesburg, Virginia: Loudoun County Clerk of
the Circuit Court.

Note: The newspaper articles appearing at this website are taken from the Microfilm Archives
of The Thomas Balch Library: Leesburg, Virginia. The newspapers include:

The Genius of Liberty
The Mirror
The Loudoun Telephone
The Washingtonian

 

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