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A Life Rediscovered: The Story of Emily Winfree
A Manner Which Would Not Have Been Permitted Towards Slaves: Race, Reconstruction, and Memory in Postwar Richmond
On October 12 at 5:30 p.m., Michael D. Gorman delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “‘A Manner Which Would Not Have Been Permitted Towards Slaves’: Race...
Across Time: Robinson House, Its Land and People
On February 28, 2019, Elizabeth L. O’Leary delivered the Banner Lecture, “Across Time: Robinson House, Its Land and People.”
What is that building...
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...
An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia
An Artist's Story: Civil War Drawings by Edwin Forbes
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
Audubon's The Birds of America
Becoming an Author: Amélie Rives’s Audacious Entrance into Publishing by Jane Censer Turner
On April 28, 2022, historian Jane Turner Censer presented a lecture about the literary career of Amélie Rives.
By 1890, Amélie Rives was well-known...
Beginnings of Black Education
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...
Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington
On May 12 at noon, Cokie Roberts delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington By Cokie Roberts."
Civil War in Virginia
This video discusses the Civil War in Virginia. The video focuses on some of the major battles, generals, and themes of the Civil War in Virginia.