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.
A father and his three children pose for photographer William Bradshaw at the Chickahominy Reservation in Charles City County in 1969. Courtesy of Valentine Richmond History Center.
Indians in Virginia
Encyclopedia Virginia has recently published an entry on Indians in Virginia that provides a concise and authoritative summary that doesn’t exist anywhere else on the web.
Holly Cowan Shulman, founding director of Documents Compass and editor of the Dolley Madison Digital Edition. Photo by Luca DiCecco.
Unlike a traditional print documentary edition or even a digital book, the Dolley Madison Digital Edition allows the user to explore the First Lady’s world.
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.