Three generations of peanut farmers, Wooten farm in Surry County. Photo courtesy of Amy Drewry and Felice Hancock.
Invisible Thread: The Story of Peanuts in Western Tidewater
VFH has awarded a series of grants to support the development of a documentary film exploring the history of peanuts.
Scientists Need to be Humanists Too
One might say that the humanities and Oliver Hill Jr. go hand-in-hand. A lifelong student of history, Hill made history himself as one of the first African American students at his Richmond high school in the early 1960s. The son of one of the leading attorneys defending Virginia’s school integration during Massive Resistance, he understood […]