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Articles with keyword "Virginia"

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.

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From Skyscrapers to Barns and Everything in Between

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

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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.

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Strangers in Strange Lands

A Virginia lieutenant takes Cherokee chiefs to meet King George III.

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Keeping Connected

State humanities councils take to the airwaves to tell their stories.

Captain John Smith by Simon de Passe, seventeenth century

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Soldier of Fortune: John Smith before Jamestown

Smith's experiences as a pirate, mercenary, and Turkish slave prepare him to survive in the New World.

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Firsthand Accounts

A Web site offers manuscripts, maps, and sketches from early Virginia.

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Uncovering Powhatan’s Empire

Excavations reveal the site where John Smith and Chief Powhatan first meet.