Registration of Birth and Color--Virginia

Title

Registration of Birth and Color--Virginia

Description

Every person living in Virginia had to register as either "white" or "colored." This designation determined whom a person could marry and where he or she could attend school, among other things.

Source

Rockbridge County (Va.) Clerk's Correspondence, 1912-1943. Local Government Records Collection, Rockbridge County Court Records. The Library of Virginia. 10-0878-001/002.

Date

After 1924

Format

Printed form

Files

Plecker 10_0878_001.JPG
Plecker 10_0878_002.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Registration of Birth and Color--Virginia,” Library of Virginia, accessed January 20, 2017, https://lva.omeka.net/items/show/65.