or cancel
  1. Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade

    56:15

    from Virginia Historical Society Added 390 2 0

    On January 26, 2012, Maurie D. McInnis delivered a lecture entitled “Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade.” In 1853 Eyre Crowe, a young British artist, visited a slave auction…

    + More details
    • Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves

      01:03:14

      from Virginia Historical Society Added 382 1 0

      On February 7, 2013, Henry Wiencek delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves.” Is there anything new to say about Thomas Jefferson and…

      + More details
      • What Caused the Civil War

        03:46

        from Virginia Historical Society Added 358 1 0

        This video looks at the question "What caused the Civil War." The video specifically looks at differences between the North and South and the outbreak of the Civil War.

        + More details
        • Inventing George Washington: America's Founder in Myth and Memory By Edward Lengel

          56:51

          from Virginia Historical Society Added 335 1 0

          On February 24, 2011, Ed Lengel delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Inventing George Washington: America's Founder in Myth and Memory." In Inventing George Washington, Edward G. Lengel…

          + More details
          • Winnie Davis: Daughter of the Lost Cause by Heath Hardage Lee

            55:56

            from Virginia Historical Society Added 332 0 0

            On June 26 at noon, Heath Hardage Lee delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Winnie Davis: Daughter of the Lost Cause." Varina Anne “Winnie” Davis was the youngest daughter of…

            + More details
            • Establishing Religious Freedom: Jefferson’s Statute in Virginia by Thomas E. Buckley

              48:35

              from Virginia Historical Society Added 313 0 0

              On July 24 at noon, Thomas E. Buckley delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Establishing Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Statute in Virginia." The significance of the Virginia Statute…

              + More details
              • The Life of George Washington

                04:09

                from Virginia Historical Society Added 309 0 0

                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…

                + More details
                • An Artist's Story: Civil War Drawings by Edwin Forbes

                  04:39

                  from Virginia Historical Society Added 303 1 0

                  In 1862, twenty-three-year-old Edwin Forbes joined a corps of artists sent to Virginia to capture scenes of the war that would illustrate the pages of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. Forbes…

                  + More details
                  • Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage

                    50:23

                    from Virginia Historical Society Added 290 2 0

                    On March 16, 2012, Helen C. Rountree delivered a lecture entitled “Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage.” When English settlers arrived here 400 years ago, they encountered the first…

                    + More details
                    • Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South

                      57:49

                      from Virginia Historical Society Added 282 2 0

                      On May 16, 2013, Stephanie Deutsch delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South." Booker T. Washington,…

                      + More details
                      • The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days

                        01:20:25

                        from Virginia Historical Society Added 280 3 0

                        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…

                        + More details

                        Browse Videos

                        Videos Virginia Historical Society

                        Here are all of the videos that Virginia Historical Society has uploaded to Vimeo. Appearances are videos that Virginia Historical Society has been credited in by others.

                        Also Check Out