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.
Prio Bangla festival - Arlington, VA
The Changing Face of Virginia: Immigration and the Humanities
Immigration and the Humanities: Less than fifty years ago, in 1970, only one in every 100 people living in Virginia had been born outside the United States. In 2012, the figure was one in nine.
Cambodian dance troupe, Columbia Pike - Photograph courtesy © Lloyd Wolf / www.pikedoc.org
Arrivals and Departures: Asian Communities in Virginia
The journey to cross-cultural understanding is long and takes many turns, but having the desire to reach out is the first step.
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.