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  1. Winslow Homer's Virginia

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    On April 18, 2013, Elizabeth O'Leary delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Winslow Homer's Virginia." When his paintings were exhibited in 1866, artist Winslow Homer gained critical…

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    • S.S. Quanza: Journey of Refugees from Lisbon to Norfolk

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      In this video, VHS Assistant Editor Greg Hansard tells the story of the "S.S. Quanza" in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story of Virginia, an American…

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      • Becoming Equal

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        In this video, VHS Security Officer Al Johnson, discusses the civil rights movement in Virginia in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story of Virginia, an American…

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        • A.D. Price Funeral Establishment

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          In this video, Lauranett Lee, Curator of African American History, discusses the A. D. Price Funeral Establishment, one of the oldest African American-owned businesses in Virginia. The hearse is an…

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          • Learning History from a Charred Corn Cob

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            In this video, Program Coordinator Chris Van Tassell discusses a charred piece of corn in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story of Virginia, an American Experience."

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            • John Brown's raid in American Memory

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              As a major part of the national acknowledgment of the 150th anniversary of John Brown's raid on the Federal Armory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, the Virginia Historical Society hosted "The…

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              • Colonial Courtship

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                In this video, VHS Library Clerk Elaine Hagy discusses colonial courtship in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story of Virginia, an American Experience."

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                • Whipping Post: Evidence of Barbarism

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                  In this video, former VHS Outreach Educator Geoff Cohrs discusses the whipping post in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story of Virginia, an American Experience."

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                  • The Life of George Washington

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                    In this video, VHS Manager of Educational Services Bill Obrochta examines the life of George Washington through paintings in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story…

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                    • Libby Prison Window

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                      In this video, Exhibit Coordinator for "Virginia's Civil War" Andrew Talkov discusses Civil War prisons in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story…

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                      • Why Did the Civil War Happen?

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                        "Why Did the Civil War Happen?" is the subject of the introductory video for the VHS blockbuster show, "An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia." Slavery caused the…

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                        • Abduction of Pocahontas

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                          In this video Program Coordinator, Caroline Legros discusses the abduction of Pocahontas in the Virginia Historical Society's long term exhibition, The Story of Virginia.

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