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  1. "Lincoln: President-Elect," by Harold Holzer

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    On December 4, 2008, Mr. Holzer delivered a talk on his newest Lincoln book, Lincoln: President-Elect. In the winter of 1860–61, the crisis that erupted with the election of Abraham Lincoln…

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    • "National Reconstruction: Land Redistribution in the South and West after the Civil War" by Adam W. Dean

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      On May 19 at noon, Adam W. Dean delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "National Reconstruction: Land Redistribution in the South and West after the Civil War." Two thousand and sixteen marks…

    • "Richmond and the American Dream: Revolution and Reality," by Benjamin P. Campbell

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      On February 4 at noon, the Rev. Benjamin P. Campbell delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Richmond and the American Dream: Revolution and Reality.” The dream that is particularly American…

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      • "Toys of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s" highlights video

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        In this video, Andrew Talkov, Vice President for Programs, talks about some of his favorite items from "Toys of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s."

      • "Toys of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s" Olympics

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        Watch Chewbacca, Mr. Potato Head, Gumby, and Pokey compete in the "Toys of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s" Olympics at the Virginia Historical Society. And remember everyone's…

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        • "Toys of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s" Online Dating

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          The Virginia Historical Society is the perfect place to have a date. Watch how Barbie and Ken find their perfect match in the "Toys of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s" exhibition.…

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          • "Varina Davis's Civil War," by Joan Cashin

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            On March 26, 2009, Joan Cashin gave a Banner Lecture entitled "Varina Davis's Civil War"

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            • "We Cannot be Tame Spectators": Four Centuries of Virginia Women's History by Cynthia A. Kierner

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              From before Jamestown to our own new millennium, women have been central figures in the families and communities of the Old Dominion. In recent decades, historians have also shown that Virginia women—as…

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              • "We Shall Not Be Moved": Virginia Songs of Labor By Gregg Kimball, Jackie Frost, and Sheryl Warner

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                From the textile mills of Danville to the coal fields of Wise to the tobacco factories of Richmond, workers have rallied to songs of labor. The songs told of heavy work, unjust conditions, and union…

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                • 'Virginia Voices' Trailer

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                  Virginia Voices is a 40-minute film made up of crowdsourced video recorded and submitted by regular citizens. The VHS assembled the videos into a single narrative that gives audiences an overview…

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                  • 1861: The Civil War Awakening By Adam Goodheart

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                    With his new book, 1861: The Civil War Awakening, Adam Goodheart revisits the most turbulent and consequential year in American history. In the hands of a master storyteller, we relive a time that…

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