Onlookers gather to watch the flood waters of the James River near the south end of of the Lee Bridge in Richmond. The James River peaked at 28.6 ft in Richmond from Hurricane Camille. 8/21/1969. No. 69-2051, Virginia Governor's Negative Collection, Library of Virginia.
“Miss Maggie” Walker, the daughter of a former slave, who in 1903 became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank in Richmond, VA. Three of its branches still operate. Maggie Walker also founded a newspaper and a department store called “Saint Luke’s Emporium.”