Fade to White - Bibliography

primary sources

Dobbins, Marion. “Freedmen of Northern Virginia Black Communities and the Northern Virginia Baptist Association.” George Mason University, 2014. https://www.academia.edu/8153029/Freedmen_of_Northern_Virginia_Black_communities_and_the_Northern_Virginia_Baptist_Association.

Dobbins, Marion R. Interview with Marion J. Ransell-Dobbins, 2008 (transcript). Interview by Byrne, Linda, 2008. Providence District History Project, “Providence Perspective.” https://research.fairfaxcounty.gov/ld.php?content_id=54175404.

Fairfax County Registrar of Voters. “Fairfax County General Register of Voters, 1902 - Fairfax C.H. Precinct - Roll of COLORED Voters,” n.d. Fairfax Circuit Court Historic Records Center. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/circuit/sites/circuit/files/assets/documents/pdf/hrc/general-register-of-voters-fairfax-court-house-1902.pdf.

Fairfax Herald. “Local News Briefly Told - Ilda School Hallow’een Fundraiser.” October 25, 1907. https://virginiachronicle.com/?a=d&d=FHE19071025.1.3&srpos=15&e=--1865---1960-190-en-20-%2cADA%2cTFCI%2cFCJS%2cFFGZT%2cFHE%2cFSD%2cTI-1--txt-txIN-ilda-------.

Hareem Badil-Abish, ‘United States Social Security Death Index’ • FamilySearch.” Accessed April 23, 2023. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JR8Z-WWT.

Herndon Observer. “Strother Gibson Dead.” April 22, 1927. Virginia Room, Fairfax City Library.

Hopkins, Griffith M., Jr. “Atlas of Fifteen Miles around Washington, Including the County of Montgomery, Maryland - Providence Dist. No. 5, Langley P.O.” Image. Philadelphia: G.M. Hopkins, 1879. https://www.loc.gov/resource/g3850m.gct00186/?sp=2&st=gallery.

Lucy Parker v Page Parker and Julia Parker Carter in re Estate of Robert Williams, No. 059-1902-039 (Fairfax County Circuit Court - In Chancery October 1902).

Mary Riley Styles Public Library, Local History Collection. Interview with E.B. Henderson. Accessed May 1, 2023. http://100yearsblackfallschurch.org/items/show/272.

Matilda Gibson et al vs. Adeline Lucas et al in re Estate of Horace Gibson, No. 1914-043 (Fairfax County Chancery Court March 1914).

Oral History Interview with Dennis Howard. Interview by Mary Lipsey, 2005. A Look Back At Braddock Oral History Project. https://research.fairfaxcounty.gov/ld.php?content_id=54175404.

Payne, John. “Road Petition 267 - W.T. Rumsey,” 1889. Fairfax Circuit Court Historic Records Center.

Richardson, Viola. Viola Johnson Richardson Oral History. Interview by Marion Dobbins, November 22, 2013. Https://ethnography.gmu.edu/collections/novacra/viola-richardson. Northern Virginia Civil Rights Archive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhuQ-0SSoDE.

“The 11th Street Bridge Park Isn’t Just a Vanity Project - Washingtonian,” April 14, 2017. https://www.washingtonian.com/2017/04/14/11th-street-bridge-park-isnt-just-vanity-project/.


secondary sources

Badil-Abish, Hareem. Shades of Gray: A Beginning-- the Origins and Development of a Black Family in Fairfax, Virginia. Virginia: Estate of Hareem Badil-Abish, 2005.

Banham, Russ. The Fight for Fairfax: Private Citizens and Public Policymaking. Second edition. Fairfax, Virginia: George Mason University Press, 2020.

Brown, DeNeen L. “‘Back to School’ Next to Our University: The History of a Long-Standing Black Community in Fairfax · Black Lives Next Door · Legacies.” The Washington Post, August 14, 1989. https://research.centerformasonslegacies.com/s/blnd/page/-back-to-school-an-in-depth-look-at-the-forgotten-historic-location.

Browne, John. The Story of Ravensworth: A History of the Ravensworth Landgrant in Fairfax County, Virginia. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018.

“Bulldozers, Black Lives, White Suburbs: Removing Earth and Memory · Black Lives Next Door · Legacies.” Accessed April 26, 2023. https://research.centerformasonslegacies.com/s/blnd/page/bulldozers.

Casper, Scott E. “Out of Mount Vernon’s Shadow: Black Landowners in George Washington’s Neighborhood, 1870-1930.” In Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012.

Charles Rinehart, Louis Berger Group, Inc. “Guinea Road Cemetery.” Presented at the Gibson-Parker family reunion, September 30, 2006.

Clark, Jeff. “Fairfax County Historic Schoolhouse Deeds List.” Fairfax County Circuit Court Historic Records, 2021.

“Designing Black Spaces – Building Bridges Across the River.” Accessed April 26, 2023. https://bbardc.org/designing-black-spaces/.

Donahue, Patricia. “Silent Majority and Civil Rights: Evolving Views of ‘Them’ and ‘Us:’ Of Our Own Making.” In Participation, Community, and Public Policy in a Virginia Suburb, 139–68. Lanham MD: Lexington Books, 2017.

Evans, D.Anne A. Wakefield Chapel. Fairfax, Virginia: Fairfax Office of Comprehensive Planning, 1977.

Fairfax County Cemetery Survey. “Sons & Daughters Of Liberty Cemetery - Cemeteries - Fairfax County, Virginia.” Accessed April 29, 2023. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library_cemeteries/Cemetery.aspx?number=FX187.

Fairfax County History Commissioners. “Fairfax County African American History Inventory Draft Report,” 2021. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/history-commission/sites/history-commission/files/assets/documents/aahi/aahi-report.pdf#page19https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/history-commission/sites/history-commission/files/assets/documents/aahi/aahi-report.pdf#page19.

“Fitzhugh, William (the Immigrant) (1651-1701),” March 30, 2013. https://ravensworthstory.org/people/owners/fitzhugh-family/fitzhugh-william-the-immigrant/.

Fuentes, Marisa J. Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive. Early American Studies. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. https://doi.org/10.9783/9780812293005.

Harrison, Noel G. “Atop an Anvil: The Civilians’ War in Fairfax and Alexandria Counties, April 1861-April 1862.” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 106, no. 2 (1998): 133–64. https://www-jstor-org.mutex.gmu.edu/stable/4249703.

Hayden, Dolores. Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000. 1st ed. New York: Pantheon Books, 2003.

Hellman, Susan, and Maddy McCoy. “Soil Tilled by Free Men: The Formation of a Free Black Community in Fairfax County, Virginia on JSTOR.” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 125, no. 1 (2017): 38–67. https://www.jstor.org/stable/26322581.

Hockaday, Natalie C. “The Story behind Fairfax County’s First Public High School for Black Students.” wusa9.com, February 2, 2023. https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/local/virginia/the-story-behind-fairfax-countys-first-public-high-school-for-black-students/65-e191b928-ee36-4997-b4e0-a05eb21b0653.

Howard, Dennis E., Jr. The Blood of the Lamb: A Story of the Manassas Industrial School for Colored Children Told Through the Eyes of Former Students. 3rd ed. Washington, D.C.: The Potomac Healthcare Institute, Inc., 2008.

“Ilda Historical Marker.” Accessed April 28, 2023. https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=37906.

McCrery, Anne. “A History of the Fairfax Herald.” The UncommonWealth: Voices from the Library of Virginia (blog), 2015. https://uncommonwealth.virginiamemory.com/blog/2015/08/14/6623-2/.

McKittrick, Katherine. Demonic Grounds: Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006.

Netherton, Nan, ed. Fairfax County, Virginia: A History. Fairfax, Va: Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, 1978.

Seeley, Samantha. Race, Removal, and the Right to Remain: Migration and the Making of the United States. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2023.

Shoop, Tom. “Cornerstones: Bias and Burials at an American Crossroads,” (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, forthcoming).

Steadman, Melvin Lee. Falls Church, by Fence and Fireside. Falls Church, Va: Falls Church Public Library, 1964.

The History of The First Baptist Church of Merrifield Trailer, 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0wSzquvFFo.

Trouillot, Michel-Rolph. Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History. Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press, 2015.

“Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index - 059-1914-043.” Accessed March 21, 2023. https://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/case_detail.asp?CFN=059-1914-043.

Whose Downtown? “Urban Renewal: The Story of Southwest D.C.,” May 17, 2013. https://whosedowntown.wordpress.com/urban-renewal-the-story-of-southwest-d-c/.

Williams, Abigail. “DC’s Public Housing Authority Renews Promise to ‘Build First.’” Street Sense Media, April 6, 2022. https://www.streetsensemedia.org/article/dcs-public-housing-authority-renews-promise-to-build-first/

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