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1764 to 1824
2009 Stuart G. Christian, Jr., Lecture: "Jefferson in Perspective" By Daniel P. Jordan
On May 21, 2009, Daniel P. Jordan delivered the 2009 Stuart G. Christian, Jr., lecture entitled “Jefferson in Perspective.”
Daniel P. Jordan...
A Connected Legacy: John Marshall and George Washington
A House Built of Virginia Stone
A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters
On November 8, 2012, Scott Reynolds Nelson delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial...
A Spoon That Got Around...
American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America by David O. Stewart
On March 15, 2012, David O. Stewart delivered a lecture entitled “American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America.”
A canny and...
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
Before the War
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...
Causes of the Revolution
Copies and Adaptations of de Bry
Curators at Home: A Letter is Worth a Thousand Words
This program from May 22, 2020, is part of our Curators At Home Series taped by curatorial staff members from their own homes as they worked remotely...
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: Stamping Out Smallpox: The History of the First Vaccine
As we entered our second year of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in 2021, we asked: have you ever wondered how Virginians fought infectious disease...