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A Beardless Boy of Seventeen Years
A Connected Legacy: John Marshall and George Washington
A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters
On November 8, 2012, Scott Reynolds Nelson delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial...
American City, Southern Place: Richmond on the Eve of War
On March 10, 2011, Gregg Kimball delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "American City, Southern Place: Richmond on the Eve of War."
As a city of the...
Before the War
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...
Conclusion - Did the Civil War End at Appomattox?
Curators At Home: Virginia Stories from the Underground Railroad
On June 5, 2020, VMHC Museum Collections Curator Dr. Karen A. Sherry presented this program as part of our Curators At Home Series presented by...
Curators at Work: Paving the Way: Desegregating Transportation in Virginia
Transportation was not merely a way to move about the state or country. The ability to travel across the United States became highly restricted as...
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...
Determined Traveling Exhibition
Diary of William Gwathmey, 1859
Dolley Madison and the Politics of Gracious Hospitality
On March 8, 2018, Kat Imhoff delivered at Banner Lecture entitled “Dolley Madison and the Politics of Gracious Hospitality” at the Virginia Museum of...
Dolley Madison: A Documentary by Muffie Meyer
On February 4, 2010, Muffie Meyer delivered a lecture entitled “Dolley Madison: A Documentary.”
In March 2010, the “American Experience” history...