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.
Photo by Pat Jarrett
Amazing artists take Charlottesville from Africa to Appalachia
Pure magic happened when Master Malian Griot Cheick Hamala Diabate joined Sammy Shelor and Danny Knicely, for three days of musical collaboration and fellowship.
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.
Edwin B. Henderson. Photo by Pat Jarrett.
A Conversation with Edwin B. Henderson
VFH talks to Edwin B. Henderson, a historian and storyteller, about his participation in our new African American Griot Apprenticeship Program.
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.
Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes nominated for IMA Gospel Album of the Year!
Evangelist Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes join more than 300 exceptional artists as Nominees in The 12th Independent Music Awards, the influential awards program for independent bands and fans.