Frances Latimer in the Northampton County, Virginia Clerk’s Office.
Life for Me Ain’t Been No Crystal Stair
David Bearinger remembers Frances Latimer and the important contribution she made to telling the story of African Americans on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
Just inside the main lobby, a Living History Wall reminds visitors to the new building that Baldwin Block used to function as the social and commercial center of the African American community in Martinsville.
Early Partnership with FAHI Still Making History
Communities that know and can tell their stories retain a sense of identity that allows investment and reinvestment to occur.
The With Good Reason team: Lilia Fuquen, Sarah McConnell, Kelley Libby, Andrew Wyndham, Elliot Majerczyk, Allison Quantz Photo by Dan Addison
STEM and the Humanities: Better Together
With Good Reason’s series raises pressing questions about an issue that drives education policy.
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.