The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography

Journal providing essays and book reviews related to the history of Virginia.

Articles from No. 42, Spring

A Century Remembered: 20th-Century Virginia and the American Experience
The title of this year's summer Teachers' Institute is "20th-Century Virginia and the American Experience." This program will immerse between fifteen and twenty teachers in a study of major themes in the history of Virginia and the United States over...
Director's Awards for Excellence
Every year the Director's Awards for Excellence recognize two VHS staff members for outstanding performance. One award goes to an employee who has been with the VHS fewer than three years, the other to one whose tenure exceeds three years. Staff at the...
Private Organization, Public Service
Come to the Virginia Historical Society during the week, and what do you see? Our galleries are filled with school groups. At any given time during the day, the parking lot behind our headquarters building contains several buses with the names of schools...
The Huger Spur
The VHS has become one of the most important repositories of historical material in the state largely because each year it receives donations of hundreds of personal papers, manuscripts, photographs, and historical artifacts. Among the items acquired...
Virginia History, Twenty-Four Hours a Day
The Virginia Historical Society's web site, www.vahistorical.org, serves as a virtual doorway to the institution, one that is open to the public twentyfour hours a day, seven days a week. The web site provides news and information about VHS events, resources...