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Lectures and Workshops

Next up at the Tuesday Lecture:
November 10, 2015: "Honoring West Virginia Veterans: Students Write History," with Pat McClure

Coming Soon:

Next up at the Thursday Lecture:
October 22, 2015: "When Sadie Hawkins Went to College," with Mary Johnson

Coming Soon:
November 5, 2015: "An American in Madras," with Karan Bali
November 19, 2015: "West Virginia Rosie the Riveters," with Anne Montague

Images from Recent Sessions:
"West Virginia’s Food Heritage," with Stan Bumgardner, September 17, 2015
"Flintlock Rifles of West Virginia," with Clarence Craigo, September 1, 2015
2015 Block Speaker Series "African American Life in Charleston," with Richard H. Payne, August 27, 2015
"Emancipation and Statehood in West Virginia," with Dr. Michael Woods, August 20, 2015
"New River Gorge Bridge," with Erin Riebe, August 4, 2015
2015 Block Speaker Series "African American Life in Charleston," with Hubert S. "Rabbit" Jones, July 23, 2015
"Blood in West Virginia, Brumfield v. McCoy," with Brandon Kirk, July 16, 2015
"'Meanest County' in the Nation: Hip-Pocket Ethics on the Early New River Coal Mining Frontier, 1890-1910," with Dr. Paul Rakes, July 7, 2015
"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

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