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Featured Collections Items
The VMHC has a collection of more than 9 million items. Here are just a few them (please note that not all of them may be on display to the public). Search the Library or Museum Objects Collections databases to learn more.
Tennis Items, Arthur Ashe
Drawing, Natural Bridge
Painting, George Washington
Desk circa 1780-1805
U.S. Navy WAVE Uniform
Equal Suffrage League of Richmond Photograph
Program, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1962
Photographic print, No. 3, Pocahontas [train], barrels by Shawsville on its night run to Cincinnati, 1955
Tintype Portrait of Robert Thaxton
Medal, Indian Badge
Jr. Book Club: Mystery Writing Workshop
Who's In Your Locket?
Jr. Book Club: Pictures at the Protest
A Fire in the Wilderness
Big Stone Gap
Escape!: The Civil War's Largest Jail Break
South of the James River
Violins of Hope Concert
George Washington: The Making of a Leader
Christmas at Biltmore