40th Anniversary | History
How a city in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley helped heal the wounds of the American Civil War.
Grants | History
A VFH grant explores the largely untold story of hundreds of women, known as “human computers” who performed the complex calculations needed by the American space program.
Culture & Identity | History
What are the biggest challenges facing American society today? And how can the humanities solve them? NEH Chairman William “Bro” Adams has the answers.
Brendan Wolfe talks to Sue Perdue about People of the Founding Era, prosopography, and what it’s like to be the NSA of history.
Fellowships | Folklife | History
More than a hundred years ago, the Southern Industrial Educational Association began as the earliest philanthropic organization aimed at improving life in rural Appalachia.
History | Virginia Indians
Brendan Wolfe shares the story of Virginia Indian Paquiquineo with a group of teachers at the Virginia Conference for Social Studies Educators.
VFH Fellow Enlarges Database on Nineteenth-Century Voting Records
African American Heritage | Grants | History
The connections between Virginia and Liberia are complex and fascinating. This article from our Winter 2007 print newsletter untangles the complex history.
40th Anniversary | Culture & Identity | History
Grant project reaches beneath the surface of the Suffolk Water Trail.