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Next up at the Tuesday Lecture:
July 7, 2015: "'Meanest County' in the Nation: Hip-Pocket Ethics on the Early New River Coal Mining Frontier, 1890-1910," with Dr. Paul Rakes

Coming Soon:
August 4, 2015: "New River Bridge," with Erin Riebe

Next up at the Thursday Lecture:
July 16, 2015: "Blood in West Virginia, Brumfield v. McCoy," with Brandon Kirk

Coming Soon:
July 23, 2015: Block Speaker Series, with Hubert S. "Rabbit" Jones
August 20, 2015: "Emancipation and Statehood in West Virginia," with Dr. Michael E. Woods
August 27, 2015: Block Speaker Series, with Richard H. Payne

Images from Recent Sessions:
"West Virginia Songs," with John Lilly, June 18, 2015
"History of the West Virginia Supreme Court," with Rory Perry, June 2, 2015
2015 Block Speaker Series "African American Life in Charleston," with Lewis R. Smoot Sr., May 21, 2015
"J. Q. Dickinson Saltworks," with Carter and Nancy Bruns, May 14, 2015
"Outlaws in West Virginia: War, Whiskey, and Wonder—and not a Robin Hood in Sight," with Dr. Melissa Sartore, May 5, 2015
“Make the Crooked Ways Straight and the Rough Ways Smooth: Engineering & Construction of the National Road," with Dr. Billy Joe Peyton, April 16, 2015
“The West Virginia Lobotomy Project, 1948-1955,” with Dr. James Spencer, March 19, 2015
“Underground Railroad,” with Chris Saunders, March 3, 2015
“Opera in West Virginia,” with Randall Reid-Smith, February 26, 2015
“Land Grants in West Virginia,” with Russell Rollyson, February 3, 2015
“Genealogy Research Strategies,” with Randy Marcum, January 15, 2015
“Slavery and Free People of Color in Virginia,” with Greg Carroll, January 6, 2015

Images from Previous Years:
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Check out our Audio/Video page for clips from more recent programs or watch them in their entirety on Archives and History's YouTube Channel.


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