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Jackson Ward Neighborhood

6th and Cary Streets in Richmond

Employees of the R. M. & I. A. Grocery and Feed Store pose in front of the establishment, which was located on the corner of 6th and Cary streets in the Jackson Ward neighborhood, the heart of Richmond's African American community. An advertising kiosk in front promises that the store is the "Headquarters For Low Prices." A heavily loaded wagon to the right is from the grocery and feed store operated by the Grand Fountain of the United Order of True Reformers, an African American fraternal organization that became the largest and most successful black business enterprise in the United States between 1881 and 1910.

Original Author: Unknown

Created: ca. 1900–1909

Medium: Photograph

Courtesy of The Valentine

Richmond's Jackson Ward

Horse-drawn wagons line the northeast and northwest corners of Sixth and Broad streets in Jackson Ward, the neighborhood that was the center of Richmond's African American community. This image was taken in the 1870s by an unknown photographer.

Original Author: Unknown

Created: 1873–1878

Medium: Photograph

Courtesy of The Valentine

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  • 6th and Cary Streets in Richmond

    Employees of the R. M. & I. A. Grocery and Feed Store pose in front of the establishment, which was located on the corner of 6th and Cary streets in the Jackson Ward neighborhood, the heart of Richmond's African American community. An advertising kiosk in front promises that the store is the "Headquarters For Low Prices." A heavily loaded wagon to the right is from the grocery and feed store operated by the Grand Fountain of the United Order of True Reformers, an African American fraternal organization that became the largest and most successful black business enterprise in the United States between 1881 and 1910.

    Original Author: Unknown

    Created: ca. 1900–1909

    Medium: Photograph

    Courtesy of The Valentine

  • Richmond's Jackson Ward

    Horse-drawn wagons line the northeast and northwest corners of Sixth and Broad streets in Jackson Ward, the neighborhood that was the center of Richmond's African American community. This image was taken in the 1870s by an unknown photographer.

    Original Author: Unknown

    Created: 1873–1878

    Medium: Photograph

    Courtesy of The Valentine