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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...
Agents of Change
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
Becoming an Author: Amélie Rives’s Audacious Entrance into Publishing by Jane Censer Turner
On April 28th, 2022, historian Jane Turner Censer gave a fascinating look at the literary career of Amélie Rives.
By 1890, Amélie Rives was well...
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)
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
Doing Their Bit: The Surprising Role of Virginians in the Great War
On February 22, 2018, Lynn Rainville delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Doing Their Bit: The Surprising Role of Virginians in the Great War.”