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June 21, 2017

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Posted June 21, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi Everyone,

I write to invite you to visit my website, annieshawbarnes.com, click on the Photo Gallery page, and view pictures from 1861. If you have time to view my Photo Gallery, I (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

June 9, 2017

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Bennie, Gabrielle, and I enjoyed experiencing patriotism at its best at Mount Rushmore in Black Hills, South Dakota
Posted June 9, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Bennie, our Granddaughter Gabrielle, and I went to Mount Rushmore (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

May 25, 2017

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As you recall, the summer of 2000, Bennie, Gabrielle, and I were in New York

Posted May 25, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Bennie, Gabrielle, and I concluded our New York vacation with a series of other (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

May 24, 2017

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As you recall, the summer of 2000, Bennie and I took our granddaughter Gabrielle, Sixth-Generation family Shaw woman to New York

Posted May 24, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

While Bennie, my husband, Gabrielle, and I were (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

May 22, 2017

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As you recall, the summer of 2000, Bennie and I took our granddaughter Gabrielle, Sixth-Generation family Shaw woman to New York

Posted May 22, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Bennie, Gabrielle, and I are settled in at (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

May 12, 2017

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The summer of 2000, we took Sixth-Generation Gabrielle to New York

Posted May 12, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

The summer of 2000 we drove to New York City and carried Gabrielle on vacation.

Gabrielle lay down on (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

May 11, 2017

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Today I share two more pictures of Gabrielleís vacation with Bennie and me in Philadelphia, PA, Summer of 1999

Posted May 11, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

I write to share two final pictures of our (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

May 10, 2017

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Here is more of Gabrielleís vacation with Bennie and me in Philadelphia, PA, Summer of 1999

Posted May 10, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

The Betsy Ross House was a great attraction to Gabrielle and other (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

May 9, 2017

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As you recall, Bennie and I took Gabrielle to Philadelphia, PA, Summer of 1999

Posted May 9, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Gabrielle, the young girl was fascinated with what she was learning in Philadelphia.

Today, I (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

May 8, 2017

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The summer of 1999, Bennie and I took Gabrielle to Philadelphia, PA

Posted May 8, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

The summer of 1999, we took Gabrielle to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

We lived at the plush Benjamin Franklin Hotel (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

April 28, 2017

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Bennie and I took our Granddaughter Gabrielle to D.C.

Posted Apr 28, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

The summer of 1998, we took Gabrielle to Washington, D.C., and she was cheerful about the opportunity to (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

April 26, 2017

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Granddaughter, Sixth-generation Shaw family girl, attends my book signing at elitist First Baptist Church in Hampton, Virginia

Posted Apr 26, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

I write to share pictures of Gabrielle attending my book (Everyday (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

April 21, 2017

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Our Granddaughter, Gabrielle Diamanta Jones, sixth generation Shaw family girl and her Grandpa Bennie, my husband, enjoyed mutual family love


Posted Apr 21, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Bennie and Lady Gabrielle Diamanta Jones, sixth generation (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

April 20, 2017

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Our Granddaughter, Gabrielle Diamanta Jones, sixth generation Shaw family member, enjoyed a great childhood with her Grandpa Bennie, my husband

Posted Apr 20, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Bennie and Lady Gabrielle Diamanta Jones, sixth generation (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

April 19, 2017

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Our Granddaughter, sixth generation Shaw family member, enjoyed a great childhood with her Grandpa Bennie, my husband

Posted Apr 19, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Today I blog to show you a taste of life between (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

April 17, 2017

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On The Runway

The theme of Gabrielle Diamanta Jonesís, sixth generation Shaw family member, art piece tody is baseball

Posted Apr 17, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Today concludes Granddaughter Gabrielleís art gallery, and it is entitled (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

April 13, 2017

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Please see more art work of sixth-generation Shaw family member, my Granddaughter, Gabrielle Diamanta Jones, that she created the summer following third grade

Posted Apr 13, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Gabrielleís theme in her (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

April 12, 2017

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Love for Grandma

Please see more of sixth-generation Shaw family member, Gabrielle Diamanta Jonesís, art work at Norfolk Academy, Virginia summer after her third-grade year

Posted Apr 12, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

I am blogging again today (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

April 11, 2017

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Love for Grandma

Please see more of my Granddaughterís art work at Norfolk Academy, Virginia summer after her third-grade year.

Posted Apr 11, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Today, I blog to show Gabrielleís drawing at the (more…)

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April 6, 2017

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Happiness

Gabrielle enjoyed her art class at private Norfolk Academy for pre-college students.

Posted Apr 6, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

As you recall in the last blog, Granddaughter Gabrielle, 6th generation Shaw family member, attended an (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

March 30, 2017

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Gabrielle, 6th generation family Shaw member, †enjoyed hula hooping at our local recreation center, crabbing on the Lynnhaven pier, and going the†beach to ride water waves, swim, make an acquaintance, build sand castles with her grandpa, and play in the sand

Posted Mar 30, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Family (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

March 29, 2017

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My husband Bennie and I first enjoyed our Granddaughter Gabrielle.

Posted Mar 29, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Please join me to see more pictures of Gabrielle before I return to conversations about our vacations and (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

March 28, 2017

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My husband Bennie and I began enjoy sixth generation family member, Gabrielle Diamanta Jones when she is a baby and I will share some of the glorious experience

Posted Mar 28, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

(more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

March 3, 2017

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My husband and I began taking our Granddaughter Gabrielle, sixth generation Shaw family member, now a young lady, out of town on fun vacations.

Posted Mar 3, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Of the nine summers (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

March 2, 2017

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Gabrielle Jones, our sixth generation Shaw family member, enjoyed crabbing for Blue Crabs on the Lynnhaven Fishing Pier here in Virginia Beach, VA

Posted March 2, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

We also took Gabrielle crabbing (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

March 1, 2017

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Grand parenting was a busy, but enjoyable time for Bennie and me.

Posted March 1, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Summers ended, but spring kept turning into summer, again, and Gabrielle continued visiting Bennie and me (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

February 27, 2017

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As a grandmother, when Gabrielle came for her summer visits, I baked gourmet zucchini pies and gourmet coconut cakes that could weigh 20 spongy mouth-watering pounds, and she loved them.

Posted Feb 27, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

February 24, 2017

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Other activities Bennie, Gabrielle, our granddaughter, and I enjoyed during her summer visits to Virginia Beach

Posted Feb 24, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Bennie, Gabrielle, and I visited the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk.

She was (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

February 23, 2017

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The early years of our Granddaughter Gabrielle summers with us

Posted 23, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Gabrielle would spend four weeks with us every summer, and we did many things together in Virginia Beach and (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

February 21, 2017

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Daddy arrived back at home to Beulah Mae Shaw, my understanding stepmother and peer

Posted Feb 21, 1017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

When Daddy arrived at the Florala bus station, he took his suitcase and walked (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

February 20, 2017

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Daddy and I prepared him to travel by bus back home and, though he could not read, with his first-grade education, he had an excellent memory and travelled back to his beloved second wife without making a mistake

Posted Feb 20, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

February 16, 2017

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The love-filled breakfast at Mamaís house during the 1980 Shaw/Boykin family reunion

Posted Feb 16, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

The next morning, Bennie, Mama, Trina, and I prepared breakfast. That was the first private (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

February 14, 2017

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For the first time, since February, 1945, Daddy, Mama, and I slept under the same roof

Posted Feb 14, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

After an afternoon and early evening of fun and sitting around and talking, (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

January 26, 2017

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More of the flavor of the 1980 Shaw/Boykin family reunion up north

Posted Jan 26, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

One of their two days at our house, we took them to our famed Virginia Beach (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

January 25, 2017

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More of the flavor of the 1980 Shaw/Boykin family reunion up north

Posted Jan 25, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

While they were at our home, breakfast, lunch, or dinner was prepared, and we told them (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

January 24, 2017

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More of the flavor of the treatment we gave the Shaw/Boykins during our 1980 family reunion

Posted Jan 24, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

While Bennie, Trina, and I cooked, Aunts Camilla and Vernell sat in (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

January 23, 2017

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Mama, Bennie, and Fifth Generation Girl, Trina, and I cleaned our houses, prepared food and desserts, and stowed them in deep freezers in joyful anticipation of hosting the 1980 Shaw/Boykin family reunion and the 4 day celebration finally arrived

Posted Jan 23, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

January 20, 2017

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In 1965, Bennie and I became the proud parents of our daughter, Trina Miranda Barnes, the Fifth Generation Shaw family member

Posted Jan 20, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Hi everyone,

Our daughter, Trina Miranda Barnes Jones Scott, is (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

January 19, 2017

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I am Fourth Generation Shaw family member, and I married Bennie Mamaduke Barnes, a high school mathematics teacher who, changed jobs, and worked his way up in the United States Defense Department

Posted Jan 19, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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(more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

January 18, 2017

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I am the Fourth Generation member of the Shaw family and, in the north I started off living with Mama and our Cousin Bennie in Sunbury, North Carolina, but moved swiftly to other places

Posted Jan 18, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

January 17, 2017

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Daddy was unhappy about his earnings on Mr. Jim Calhounís land and took Mama and me, a Fourth Generation Shaw girl, further south in Alabama to work the land

Posted Jan 17, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
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Selected Works

Articles
In the Phylon journal, my article "The Black Beauty Parlor Complex in a Southern City" examines the role of the beauty parlor in the adaptation of black women, by social class, in Newport News, Virginia. In the Virginia Social Science Journal, young adult men are adamant about becoming unwed fathers.