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A Life Rediscovered: The Story of Emily Winfree
A New Era in Building: Black Educational Activism in Goochland County, 1911–1932
Join historians Brian Daugherity and Alyce Miller for a lecture about Black educational activism in Goochland County in the early twentieth century....
A Saga of the New South: Race, Law, and Public Debt in Virginia
On March 16, Brent Tarter delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “A Saga of the New South: Race, Law, and Public Debt in Virginia.”
A Saga of the New...
A. D. Price Funeral Establishment
In this video, Lauranett Lee, former Curator of African American History, discusses the A. D. Price Funeral Establishment, one of the oldest African...
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...
Agents of Change
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.
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
Beginnings of Black Education
Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South
On May 16, 2013, Stephanie Deutsch delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the...
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...
Colored Knights of Pythias Helmet (c. 1890)
Conclusion - Did the Civil War End at Appomattox?
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 Work: Paving the Way: Desegregating Transportation in Virginia
Transportation was not merely a way to move about the state or country. The ability to travel across the United States became highly restricted as...