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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 WAVES 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
Washington at the Plow
New to the Collection
History in Our Homes
A Christmas Story
Santa's Sleigh is on its way to Virginia
Spies at Mount Vernon