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A House Built of Virginia Stone
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
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...
Copies and Adaptations of de Bry
Curators At Home: Virginia Stories from the Underground Railroad
On June 5, 2020, VMHC Museum Collections Curator Dr. Karen A. Sherry presented this program as part of our Curators At Home Series presented by...
Curators At Home: From the Vault
This program from May 1, 2020, is part of our Curators At Home Series taped by curatorial staff members from their own homes as they worked remotely...
Curators at Work: The Watercolor in Virginia
The Watercolor in Virginia: A Survey of Paintings from the Present and the Past
One way that the VMHC records culture (the customs, arts, social...
Death and Rebirth in a Southern City: Richmond's Historic Cemeteries
On April 8, 2021, Ryan K. Smith presented an exploration of the history and recovery of the burial grounds of Richmond, Virginia, through the lens of...
Determined Traveling Exhibition
Fellow Travelers on the Road to Black Ned’s Forge
On February 19 at noon, Turk McCleskey delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Fellow Travelers on the Road to Black Ned’s Forge."
Edward Tarr, known...
Fellow Travelers on the Road to Black Ned’s Forge by Turk McCleskey
On February 19 at noon, Turk McCleskey delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Fellow Travelers on the Road to Black Ned’s Forge.”
Edward Tarr, known...
Freedom and Unfreedom in the Great Dismal Swamp
In this Banner Lecture on June 4, 2020, Marcus P. Nevius traces the long-standing phenomenon of petit marronage (indefinite slave flight) as an act of...
Gerrymanders: How Redistricting Has Protected Slavery, White Supremacy, and Partisan Minorities in Virginia
On January 9, 2020, Brent Tarter presented a Banner Lecture about his most recent book, Gerrymanders: How Redistricting Has Protected Slavery, White...