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Aluminum and Beer
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...
Christmas in the Trenches
Curators at Work: Virginia's Brewed Past
Did you know that September includes holidays like “Crush a Can Day” and “National Drink Beer Day”? In recent years, Virginia’s craft beer scene has...
Inside the Jemima Code: The Joy of African American Cooking
On April 6, 2018, Toni Tipton-Martin presented a Banner Lecture about her book, “Inside the Jemima Code: The Joy of African American Cooking.”
Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
On the Back Roads Again: More People, Places, and Pie Around Virginia
On October 20 at noon, Bob Brown and Bill Lohmann delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “On the Back Roads Again: More People, Places, and Pie Around...
Oysters in Virginia
The Central Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Inc.
The Ghosts of Eden Park
On October 10, 2019, Karen Abbott delivered a Banner Lecture entitled, “The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the...