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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....
Advice and Etiquette Books
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...
Care Beyond National and Color Lines: Filipino Nurses in Virginia Across the 20th Century
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 Work: Pocahontas's Virginia
The Virginia Company that sponsored the Jamestown settlement arranged for Pocahontas to travel to England in 1616. The purpose was to show her off as...
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.”
Education in Virginia
Ellen Glasgow’s Broken Heart
First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama
On June 2 at noon, Joshua Kendall delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama."...
First House: Two Centuries with Virginia's First Families
On October 10, Mary Miley Theobald, delivered a banner lecture entitled "First House: Two Centuries with Virginia's First Families."