This exhibit analyzes the ways in which changing market and race relations intersected with Virginia families throughout the burgeoning New South, the economic and cultural developments that occurred in the southern United States after the Civil War and Reconstruction period.
Exhibits and Projects
Local & National Voting Since the Civil WarMarch 2, 2020 to January 31, 2021
This exhibit seeks to demonstrate the many ways in which black votes in Virginia were used and suppressed to maintain the status quo.
Russian and US Relations in the Twentieth CenturySeptember 19, 2019 to April 4, 2021
Through the wide-ranging, eclectic materials of William & Mary Libraries' Special Collection Research Center, this exhibit highlights the era's conflicts and compromises from a firsthand perspective.