A portrait of an unknown man from 1825 has a secret that shows the violence at the heart of slavery.
With major funding from the Danville Regional Foundation, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities has launched a three-year project using local history to create a stronger future for the Danville region.
We catch up with Brendan Wolfe, managing editor of Encyclopedia Virginia following their recent publication of an entry on Thomas Jefferson.
An exhibit on the 1963 Danville Civil Rights protests has been twenty years in the making. See it in Charlotttesville through 4/30.
VFH Fellow Greg O’Malley shares the story of a Virginia-born slave whose tale of escape is an epic odyssey that even Homer would find incredible.
A VFH grant explores the largely untold story of hundreds of women, known as “human computers” who performed the complex calculations needed by the American space program.
VFH grant launched a statewide initiative to recognize the extraordinary contributions of women in the Old Dominion.
In Prince Edward County, the Moton Museum engages in the tough work of confronting a painful past.