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Photographs related to the Evergreen Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.

Evergreen Cemetery is an historic African-American cemetery in the East End of Richmond, Virginia, dating from the early 1890s. Notable African-American Richmonders including Maggie L. Walker, John Mitchell, Jr., and Rev.J.Andrew Bowler are buried there.

The most recent burial in the historic section of the cemetery dates from the 1970s. Much of the privately-owned cemetery is completely overgrown with kudzu or is returning to forest.

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