Mary Booth Pardon File, 21 August 1882, Records of the Secretary of the Commonwealth - Library of VA
Thu. Dec. 1 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Where: Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street Richmond, Virginia 23219
Child Incarceration and the Making of the New South While many Virginians may be familiar with the story of Virginia Christian, the 17-year-old juvenile executed by the state of Virginia in 1912, few have heard of Mary Booth, a 14-year-old African American girl convicted of murder and sentenced to death in 1882.
Book Artist, Frank Brannon. Courtesy of Frank Brannon.
Fri. Dec. 2 1:30pm
Where: Brooks Hall, 2nd Floor Conference Room
1560 University Avenue Charlottesville, VA
Book Artist and VFH fellow, Frank Brannon, will discuss his work supporting Cherokee language revitalization through letterpress printing. Brannon will also exhibit the recently completed work of student printmaking artists from Southwestern Community College, NC.
Tue. Dec. 6 12:00pm
Where: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Conference Center
145 Ednam Drive Charlottesville, VA
VFH Fellow Dr. Aprilfaye Manalang will host a public talk examining the effect that religion and military service has on the connection Filipino immigrants experience towards American citizenship
Detail of a mural that is part of "Threads of History: Conversations with a Community"