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A Spoon That Got Around...
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...
Copies and Adaptations of de Bry
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...
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...
Indian Tribes of North America
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.”
Interpreting Historical Images
Lord Dunmore's War: Last Indian Conflict of the Colonial Era by Glenn F. Williams
On February 1, 2018, Glenn F. Williams delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Lord Dunmore’s War: Last Indian Conflict of the Colonial Era.”
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Native Southerners: The Indigenous People Who Made and Remade the South
On May 9, 2019, Gregory D. Smithers delivered the Banner Lecture, “Native Southerners: The Indigenous People Who Made and Remade the South.”
Oysters in Virginia
Political Decline and Westward Migration
The Cherokee Diaspora: A History of Migration, Survival, and Pride
On December 3 at noon, Gregory D. Smithers delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Cherokee Diaspora: A History of Migration, Survival, and Pride."...
The Growth of Industry
The History Crisis in America: Myth and Reality
On July 9 at noon, Charles F. Bryan, Jr., delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The History Crisis in America: Myth and Reality."