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An October 5, 1913 newspaper article featuring a letter from Robert E. Clay urging African Americans in the region to attend the National Conservation Exposition in Knoxville, Tennessee.

A November 17, 1909 newspaper article reporting the scheduled talk from Booker T. Washington at the Harmeling theater.

An August 16, 1916 newspaper article on the Negro Business League of Bristol and the funds they raised for the Booker T. Washington memorial fund.

A 1904 photo of J. Wesley Davis's barbershop, with a photo of Davis in the top right corner.

A profile of John Wesley Davis, a well-known barber in Bristol, VA, and his barber shops.

A newspaper article discussing statistics published by the Tuskegee Institute, that evaluate the home ownership, farm ownership, wealth, and education of African Americans in the country.

An advertisement for the Brown-Doubt Undertaking Co., a well-known funeral home in Bristol.

An advertisement for The Hotel Roberts, which boasts itself as the "only first-class hotel with all modern conveniences in the whole Appalachian region for Colored people."

A December 5, 1916 article in which Henry Allen Boyd, secretary of the National Negro Press Association, urges people to use what they have to "advance the development of the assets of the colored race".

A September 15, 1916 article recounting a performance by the Negro Business League glee club.
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