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Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine
In grocery store aisles and kitchens across the country, smiling images of “Aunt Jemima” and other historical and fictional black cooks can be found...
Determined Traveling Exhibition
Jamestown, the Truth Revealed (Chauncey Lecture 2017)
On July 19, 2017, Dr. William M. Kelso delivered the Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture entitled “Jamestown, the Truth Revealed.”
What was life...
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Sites and Stories: African American History in Virginia
On February 14, 2008, Lauranett Lee spoke about “Sites and Stories: African American History in Virginia.”
Historic highway markers are beloved...
The History Crisis in America: Myth and Reality
On July 9 at noon, Charles F. Bryan, Jr., delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The History Crisis in America: Myth and Reality."
The Regions of Virginia
The Story of Virginia: The Arrival of the First Africans
In this lecture, historian and author Ric Murphy tells the fascinating story of the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619.
Tobacco, Mosquito, Slave: Colonial Virginia and the Dawn of Globalization By Charles C. Mann
On April 10, 2008, Charles C. Mann delivered the 2008 Stuart G. Christian, Jr., Trustees Lecture entitled “Tobacco, Mosquito, Slave: Colonial Virginia...