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A Beardless Boy of Seventeen Years
A Life Rediscovered: The Story of Emily Winfree
A Spoon That Got Around...
Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade
On January 26, 2012, Maurie D. McInnis delivered a lecture entitled "Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade."
In 1853 Eyre Crowe, a young...
Advice and Etiquette Books
Almost Dead: Slavery and Social Rebirth in the Black Urban Atlantic
On August 17, 2023, historian Dr. Michael Lawrence Dickinson discussed his book on the Atlantic slave trade and how the thousands of captives who...
American City, Southern Place: Richmond on the Eve of War
On March 10, 2011, Gregg Kimball delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "American City, Southern Place: Richmond on the Eve of War."
As a city of the...
An African Republic: Black and White Virginians in the Making of Liberia By Marie Tyler-McGraw
On October 28, 2010, Marie Tyler-McGraw discussed her book An African Republic: Black and White Virginians in the Making of Liberia.
The West African...
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
Birthday Songs for George Washington
Booker T. Washington
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...
Captivity and the British Subject in Colonial America
On August 11th, 2022, Catherine Ingrassia held a fascinating discussion of her latest book, “Domestic Captivity and the British Subject, 1660–1750.”...