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  1. The Crooked Road to Civil War, 1861 By Dr. Nelson D. Lankford

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    On March 29, 2007, Dr. Lankford delivered the Stuart G. Christian, Jr., Lecture. In early March 1861, civil war loomed. By late April, Americans had begun to kill their fellow citizens. Cry Havoc!…

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    • Lost Communities of Virginia

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      On May 3, 2012, Terri Fisher delivered a lecture entitled "Lost Communities of Virginia." Virginia's back roads and rural areas are dotted with traces of once-thriving communities.…

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      • To Bind Up the Nation’s Wounds: An Overview of the Thirteenth Amendment

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        On April 14, 2012, Dr. Lauranett Lee delivered a lecture entitled "To Bind Up the Nation’s Wounds: An Overview of the Thirteenth Amendment." This talk highlights the historical significance…

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        • Brown's Battleground in Prince Edward County, Virginia

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          On April 12, 2012, Jill Titus delivered a lecture entitled "Brown's Battleground in Prince Edward County, Virginia." When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Brown v.…

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          • The U.S. Marines at Belleau Wood, June 1918

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            On June 14, 2012, Patrick Mooney delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The U.S. Marines at Belleau Wood, June 1918." In 1917 the German Empire won its war on the Eastern Front by imposing…

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            • Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519-1871

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              On March 28, 2012, Jeremy Black delivered a lecture entitled “Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519–1871.” In his latest book, prize-winning author…

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              • Lost in Shangri-La: A Story of Survival and Rescue during World War II

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                On April 5, 2012, Mitchell Zuckoff delivered the 2012 Stuart G. Christian, Jr., Lecture entitled "Lost in Shangri-La: A Story of Survival and Rescue during World War II." The Stuart G. Christian,…

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                • The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days

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                  On June 19, 2012, Edward Ayers delivered a Banner Lecture entitled The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days. In the spring of 1862, Virginia's civilians faced a different kind of war than…

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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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                    • 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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                        • 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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