Dates: 1948-1976

Collection Number: MS 649

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder (7 items).

Creators/Collectors: Inge's Store (Charlottesville, Va.)

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Inge Grocery Store Papers, MS 649, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Unknown.

Biographical/Historical Information: George P. Inge (1859-1948) was an African American merchant who operated Inge's store at 333 West Main Street in Charlottesville. His son Thomas F. Inge (1903-1993) operated the store after his father's death.

Scope and Content:

This is a collection of Inge Grocery Store receipts from the 1970s. Merchants included the Pepsi Cola Bottling Company, Charlottesville Hardware, Omohundro Electric Company, and Charles King and Son Co.

Included is a certification that George Inge sold his son Thomas the store, and the certification of Gertrude Inge as executrix of George Inge.

Corporate Names: Inge's Store (Charlottesville, Va.)


  • African Americans--Virginia--Charlottesville
  • Stores, Retail--Virginia--Charlottesville

Record Types:

  • Account books.
  • Legal instruments.