Commodity Chains and Chained Commodities
VFH Fellow Calvin Schermerhorn examines how slavery was intimately tied to Northern and transatlantic financial institutions by following the odyssey of Sam Watts, an enslaved twenty-two-year-old man first bought in Virginia in 1831.
Inside the Moton Museum - courtesy Moton Museum
Strike – Telling The Story of one Virginia School
Encyclopedia Virginia, With Good Reason, and VFH Grants all help tell the story of the walkout at Robert Russa Moton High School in Farmville that lead to the Brown V. Board of Education Supreme Court case.
The Right To Love
Congratulations to all involved in the creation, production, and broadcast of “The Loving Story,” which has received three Emmy Nominations for Outstanding Documentary, Outstanding Historical Programming, and Outstanding Editing.