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Albert Durant posing in his basketball uniform with other students outside James City County Training School in Williamsburg, Virginia, late 1930s.

Albert Durant displays several fish he caught during a fishing expedition at Yorktown beach, Yorktown, Virginia, circa 1950s.

Members of the James Weldon Johnson School football team and cheerleading squad pose on the football field, Yorktown, Virginia, circa 1950's.

Spectators at James Weldon Johnson High School Homecoming Game, Yorktown, Virginia, circa 1950's.

Homecoming Court with football players and faculty, James Weldon Johnson High School, Yorktown, Virginia, circa 1950's.

African American basketball players, possibly on steps of James City County Training School, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa late 1930's.

Two African American women members of the Bruton Heights School basketball team sit on the hood of a car, circa 1950's.

Bruton Heights School Homecoming football game, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950's, Left to right: Calvin Taylor, Joyce Neal, William Lewis, & Barbara Jordan.

African American children playing baseball behind James City County Training School, formerly located in Block 27, ca. 1937. Mount Ararat Baptist Church is in the background.

Children on "Land of Sports" float, Smithfield Homecoming Parade, Smithfield, Virginia, November 1949.

Group portrait of the Cavaliers basketball team, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 26, 1950.

Girls’ physical education class playing in field beside James City County Training School, Williamsburg, Va., April 25, 1937. Union Baptist Church and an African-American neighborhood at the intersection of Franklin and Botetourt Streets are visible…

Boys playing baseball in a field behind James City County Training School, Williamsburg, Va., circa 1938. Mount Ararat Baptist Church on Franklin Street is visible in the background.

Albert Durant in his James City County Training School basketball uniform, 1937. He noted on the back, “Our new uniform after a couple of good games at the age of 16, varsity center. This picture was taken [after] we play[ed] Yorktown, beating…
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