Kathleen Curtis Wilson (left) and Perlista Henry preparing Lizzie's quilts for documentation. Photo by Pat Jarrett
Lizzie Morris Bolden: Appalachian Dressmaker
Kathleen Curtis Wilson pieces together the story of an Appalachian dressmaker through the quilts she made.
Arlington teachers participating in the March 2014 content academy. - Photo by Pat Jarrett
Segregation, Desegregation, and Civil Rights in Virginia
Two content academies immerse teachers in the subject matter they teach, to inspire and challenge them to think about these subjects in fresh new ways.
In March 2014, the BackStory team posed with a Zeitfunk trophy, awarded by public radio distributor PRX. From left to right: Jamal Millner, Brian Balogh, Tony Field, Ed Ayers (on tablet) Peter Onuf, Andrew Wyndham, Nina Earnest, Andrew Parsons, and Emily Charnock. Photograph by Jane Kulow.
Backstage at BackStory
You’ve heard the History Guys. Now meet the fresh and funny team behind their award-winning radio show.
Archaeologist Bill Kelso poses with artifacts excavated from the orginial Jamestown settlement in the 1990s. Photograph by Benjamin Knowles. Courtesy of Preservation Virginia.
VFH Fellowship Program Helps Archaeologist Dig Deeper
At VFH, archaeologist Bill Kelso put down his spade and took up his pen to present the rediscovery of the Jamestown settlement.
A father and his three children pose for photographer William Bradshaw at the Chickahominy Reservation in Charles City County in 1969. Courtesy of Valentine Richmond History Center.
Indians in Virginia
Encyclopedia Virginia has recently published an entry on Indians in Virginia that provides a concise and authoritative summary that doesn’t exist anywhere else on the web.
Holly Cowan Shulman, founding director of Documents Compass and editor of the Dolley Madison Digital Edition. Photo by Luca DiCecco.
Unlike a traditional print documentary edition or even a digital book, the Dolley Madison Digital Edition allows the user to explore the First Lady’s world.