In this exhibit, we have centered on more private aspects of the lives of Black Americans based on source materials housed in Special Collections with the hope that it will help challenge ideas of who belongs in an exhibit.
Reframing Race and Capitalism in Virginia's New SouthSeptember 8, 2020 to August 31, 2021
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.
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.