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Articles with keyword "Virginia"

Lindberghs in plane with open cockpits


To Bring the Humanities to All Americans, NEH Needed Local Partners

How the state humanities councils expanded and helped fulfill the mission of NEH

Daniel Sayers


Anthropologist Daniel Sayers on Maroons Who Found Freedom in the Great Dismal Swamp

Non-Indiana Jones-style archaeology takes a bow in southern Virginia.

William Byrd II


William Byrd Was a Colonial-era Surveyor and Satirist

How he helped draw the line between Virginia and North Carolina.

Carlyle House, Alexandria, VA


Room for Interpretation

First Anti-Crown Sentiments in America Traced to Virginia Parlor

Portrait of Martha Jefferson Randolph


Impertinent Questions with Cynthia A. Kierner

On the devoted oldest daughter of Thomas Jefferson.

Protest sign from the student strike in Prince Edward County, Virginia


Massive Resistance in a Small Town

The long struggle for integration in Prince Edward County, Virginia.


Awash in Books

How poetry, history, and intellectual pyrotechnics fill four days at the Virginia Festival of the Book.


From Skyscrapers to Barns and Everything in Between

A new book roves through four centuries of Virginia's architecture.


On the Trail

African American history is interpreted in a tour of some of Virginia's oldest churches and schools that played a vital role in integration.