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Articles with keyword "Virginia"

The County Election by George Caleb Bingham

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Back When Everyone Knew How You Voted

The secret ballot seems fundamental to democracy, and yet we did not always vote in private.

Williamsburg today.

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My Own Private Williamsburg

A writer goes in search of W.A.R. Goodwin.

Lindberghs in plane with open cockpits

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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

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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

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William Byrd Was a Colonial-era Surveyor and Satirist

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

Carlyle House, Alexandria, VA

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Room for Interpretation

First Anti-Crown Sentiments in America Traced to Virginia Parlor

Portrait of Martha Jefferson Randolph

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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

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Massive Resistance in a Small Town

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

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Awash in Books

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