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Lessons Learned is an interactive analysis of Southern history in Virginia textbooks. Our topics focus on African American history, from the beginnings of slavery through Reconstruction. You will work alongside our educators to carefully examine tone and content in textbooks from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. This program also compares the Lost Cause narrative found in many textbooks with artifacts found at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture.

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Length

45 - 60 Minutes


Target Audience

Education: Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Staff

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

250


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Language Arts/English, Literacy


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom



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HistoryConnects from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture

Richmond, VA
United States

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture is owned and operated by the Virginia Historical Society—a private, non-profit organization. The historical society is the oldest cultural organization in Virginia, and one of the oldest and most distinguished history organizations in the nation. For use in its state history museum and its renowned research library, the historical society cares for a collection of nearly nine million items representing the ever-evolving story of Virginia.

HistoryConnects is an outreach education initiative by the Virginia Museum of History and Culture utilizing video and web conferencing to reach learners of all ages across the state of Virginia and around the world! HistoryConnects is made possible in part by the Hugh V. White, Jr., Outreach Education Fund.

Contact:
Hailey Fenner
hhouse@VirginiaHistory.org
8043429689

Program Details

Format

You will work alongside our educators to carefully examine tone and content in textbooks from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.

Objectives

Program objectives:
1. Participants will critically engage with historiography to understand who creates textbooks
2. Participants will differentiate between tone and content in secondary sources
3. Participants will reflect on why the Civil War remains one of the most contested events in US history
4. Participants will develop cultural awareness of Southern society in the early 20th century