The Resource My hometown and me

My hometown and me

Label
My hometown and me
Title
My hometown and me
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reminiscences of Anna Branch Binford (1871-1950), written in 1948, recalling her life in Richmond, Virginia. Binford describes her childhood and education as well as her careers as a teacher and editor of Christian education material. She also describes many of the people she knew in Richmond and many of the sites and businesses she frequented, including Miller & Rhoads, founded by her brother-in-law Webster S. Rhoads, Sr. She recalls her professional and personal travels across the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. Also includes poetry by Binford
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Biographical or historical data
Anna Branch Binford was born 29 June 1871 in Richmond, Virginia, to James Henry Binford (1832-1876) and Eliza Maria Binford (1837-1920). She was educated, then later taught in the Richmond public school system. After teaching for several years, Binford took a position as an editor with the Presbyterian Committee of Publication (later renamed Executive Committee of Education and Publication) in 1906, retiring in 1936. Binford died in Richmond, Virginia, on 28 February 1950. Her sister, Alice Lyon Binford (1869-1923) was the second wife of Webster S. Rhoads (1858-1941) who founded the department store chain, Miller & Rhoads.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
My hometown and me
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
220
Immediate source of acquisition
West, John L., III
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000498044
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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