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.
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.
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.
The Blue Ridge Tunnel: Unearthing the Past on the iPad
Fall 2011 fellow Mary Lyons published the results of her fellowship in Dark Passage: The Virginia Blue Ridge Tunnel (2012). For this book, she went the digital route: the book was released through iTunes, for reading on the iPad.