The faculty of the Virginia Theological Seminary and College (now Virginia University of Lynchburg), a black Baptist college founded in 1886, poses for a photographic portrait about 1911 to 1912. Mary Rice Hayes, who served as president of the seminary from 1906 until 1908, stands on the second row from the bottom, second from left; Anne Spencer, a teacher and a poet, stands on the third row from the bottom, on the far right.
Citation: Papers of Anne Spencer and the Spencer Family, 1829, 1864–2007. Accession 14204. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.