While it’s tempting to think of Jamestown as a proto-Artemis full of intrepid settlers, that was far from the reality, as our entry on the Early Jamestown Settlement makes clear.
The Institute for Public History offers meaningful, hands-on, and paid internships for students and recent graduates of the University of Virginia. The Virginia Folklife Program is lucky to host three students this summer: Anderson Moss, Kaity Wasinger, and Kate Wietor.
The Virginia Center for the Book is one of 56 Centers for the Book across the country affiliated with the Library of Congress. Each year the local center for the book or …
In the 1990s, a group of single Black mothers known as The Circle formed an underground gambling ring in Danville, Virginia.
Last weekend, we presented a two-day “Celebration of Virginia Folklife” on July 7 and 8, 2023 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, as part of the Library’s year-long 200th anniversary celebration.
Meet our Advancement Associate Matthew Streets, who joined us after completing a master’s program at the University of Mississippi.
Supported in part by Virginia Humanities, The People’s Recorder is a podcast on the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) and its lasting impact on American history, arts, and culture.
Earlier this year, Virginia made headlines when it became the latest state to abolish the death penalty. Sabrina Butler-Smith is the first woman to be exonerated from death row. She …
Bart Long of Bristol, VA, has a hitch of Clydesdales that he regularly brings to community parades, including to the recent Memorial Day parade in Marion, VA.
We’re pleased to announce four new HBCU Scholars Fellows and Five Public Humanities Fellows.