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"Hidden Figure" of GPS (Commonwealth Classroom)
In this virtual event on February 19, 2021, VMHC Curator Karen Sherry led audiences in a conversation with Dr. Gladys West. Dr. West, a Dinwiddie...
A Beardless Boy of Seventeen Years
A Material World
A Material World Traveling Exhibition
A New Virginia
A Post-WWII Mother's Day Card
A Spoon That Got Around...
Advice and Etiquette Books
Airship ROMA: A Forgotten Tragedy
On February 9, Nancy E. Sheppard delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Airship ROMA: A Forgotten Tragedy.”
In March 1921, Maj. John G. Thornell and...
Alexander & Virginia Weddell: A Love Story
All In Together
Ambler and the Jeannette
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...
American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race (Christian Lecture 2019)
On April 17, 2019, Douglas Brinkley delivered the 2019 Stuart G. Christian, Jr. Lecture, "American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race...
Apollo to the Moon: A History in Objects
On July 20, 2023, historian and curator Teasel Muir-Harmony gave a lecture on the Apollo program, told through key objects of the Space Age. Project...
Apollo: When We Went to the Moon
Audubon's Viviparous Quadrapeds
Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia in the years 1675 & 1676
Battle of the Ironclads
This video describes the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack. On March 8, 1862, the world's first ironclad ship, CSS Virginia, destroyed two...
Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage
On March 16, 2012, Helen C. Rountree delivered a lecture entitled "Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage."
When English settlers arrived here...