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Dan River, Virginia
Dan River, Virginia
The Dan River, near Danville, Virginia.
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Montgomery County, Virginia
Montgomery County, Virginia
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We have a story to tell: Native peoples of the Chesapeake region
Readings and lesson plans exploring the historical and ongoing challenges faced by the American Indians of the Chesapeake Bay region, since the time of their first contact with Europeans in the early 1600s.
Format: series (multiple pages)
Bull Mountain, Virginia
Bull Mountain, Virginia
Bull Mountain, in Patrick County, Virginia, seen from a distance.
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Broadside listing supplies for colonists, 1622
Broadside listing supplies for colonists, 1622
This document from 1622 lists recommended supplies that colonists from England should take with them to the Virginia colony.
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1924 Virginia Health Bulletin
1924 Virginia Health Bulletin
Virginia Health Bulletin announcing the Racial Integrity Act, 1924. The act, administered by Virginia state official Walter Plecker, sought to prevent interracial marriage, and made it illegal for people to identify their race as Indian. The full text of the...
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1640 map of southern Virginia and eastern Florida
1640 map of southern Virginia and eastern Florida
The title of this 1640 map, Virginiæ partis australis, et Floridæ partis orientalis, translates to "Virginia parts south and Florida parts east." At the time, Virginia included all the British land along the east coast, so the map covers the...
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Virginia Dare statue
Virginia Dare statue
This statue, created by Maria Louisa Lander in 1859, depicts Lander's vision of Virginia Dare as an adult. Of course, because Virginia Dare was one of the vanished members of the Lost Colony, nobody knows what she looked like as an adult—or whether she...
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Burned houses in Virginia, Civil War
Burned houses in Virginia, Civil War
In Hampton, Virginia, brick chimneys remain where houses have been burned by Union soldiers during the Civil War.
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Potomac River, Virginia
Potomac River, Virginia
Photograph of the Potomac River, from Mt. Vernon, Virginia.
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Mrs. Cornelia Neal
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 2.11
NEAL, MRS. CORNELIA, (colored), age 66, husband 70; two children and four grandchildren living with her. INCOME: They raise some of their food and a little tobacco. HOME CONDITIONS: The house has eight rooms and there are 62 acres of land. they own 2 mules,...
Meet the Virginia Reel
Students will learn to dance the Virginia Reel.
Format: lesson plan (grade 1–2 Dance Arts Education)
By Jo James.
Letter of March 31, 1939
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 1.3
Taylorsville, N.C., March 31, 1939. Mr. Sherlock Bronson Richmond, Virginia Dear Mr. Bronson: I am deeply grateful to you and to all others who have made it possible for us to carry on this work, The Stringing of Tobacco Bags, in our county. It is our greatest...
John Smith's map of Virginia
John Smith's map of Virginia
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A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye Hills, 1651
A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye Hills, 1651
John Farrer's 1651 map of Virginia shows the Pacific Ocean just beyond the Appalachian mountains. (Note that west is at the top of this map.) Farrer's conception of the continent may have been influenced by the idea that a "Sea of Verrazano" split North America...
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Cumberland Landing, Virginia, 1862
Cumberland Landing, Virginia, 1862
View of Civil War encampment at Cumberland Landing, Virginia. Photograph taken from a hill looking down on the encampment.
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1860 county map of North Carolina and southern Virginia
1860 county map of North Carolina and southern Virginia
This 1860 map of North Carolina and southern Virginia clearly shows the county borders at the time. The map also depicts major roads and towns.
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Mrs. Leacey Royal
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 2.4
MRS. LEACEY ROYAL, aged 27, married and has 4 children. Husband is 29. They reside in Reddies River, N.C. INCOME: Husband works on P.W.A. sixteen days a month and gets $24. They have no other income. EXPENSES: They use everything they make for food. Taxes...
Pamunkey tribute to Virginia governor, circa 1928
Pamunkey tribute to Virginia governor, circa 1928
Pamunkey presentation of annual tribute to the Governor of Virginia, circa 1928. Pictured from left to right are Walter Bradby, Theodora Dennis Cook, Chief George Major Cook, Governor Harry Byrd, Pocahontas Cook, Willy Bradby, James Bradby, and Duckie Page....
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Timeline of the Civil War, January–June 1861
In North Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction, page 1.1
Timeline of secession and the beginning of the Civil War.
Format: timeline