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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1934 Jan. 22
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1934 Jan. 22
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eng
Summary
Letter, 22 January 1934, from Joseph D. Eggleston, to William M. Thornton, Charlottesville, Virginia, regarding the community of "Israel Hill", a community of free slaves in Prince Edward County, Virginia. The slaves were freed by Richard and Judith Randolph, ca. 1796, and were given land near Farmville, Virginia
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Joseph Dupuy Eggleston was born 13 November 1867, in Prince Edward County, Virginia. He attended Prince Edward Academy and Hampden-Sydney College from which he received the A.B. in 1886 and later the A.M. degree. Married Julia Johnson of Farmville. Eggleston taught in public schools in Virginia, Georgia, and North Carolina from 1886-89, in Asheville, N.C., high school, 1891-93, and was superintendent of public schools there from 1893-1900. He was appointed editor and secretary of Bureau of Information and Publicity of the Southern Education Board at the University of Tennessee in 1902. From 1903-1905 he was the superintendent of Price Edward County public schools and Virginia state superintendent of public instruction from 1906-13. He became Virginia Polytech Institute president in 1913 but resigned the presidency in 1919 to become president of Hampden-Sydney. Eggleston died March 13, 1953, at Hampden-Sydney at age 85.
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