From answering phone inquiries to photographing new acquisitions, the staff at the VHS have a wide range of talents that help make our collections accessible to the world. 841 more words
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Anyone who knows me knows that I love movies. Among my favorite movies are Chariots of Fire and Goodfellas—how’s that for range? A number of years ago I organized a few film classes at the VHS, but at that time I couldn’t have imagined that I would ever be involved in the production of a movie. 544 more words
The Second Battle of Fort Fisher took place January 13-15, 1865, outside Wilmington, North Carolina. Sometimes referred to as the “Gibraltar of the South,” Fort Fisher was the last major Atlantic coastal stronghold of the Confederacy. 1,515 more words
What’s for breakfast?
When bread’s surface temperature reaches about 310 degrees Fahrenheit, sugars and starches start to caramelize and take on intense flavors. Although people have toasted bread for thousands of years, creating an electrical device to accomplish the task was quite a challenge. 120 more words
RICHMOND, Va – Whitney Traynham, Campaign Manager for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s ‘Light the Night’ event, and Rob Vallejo of PricewaterhouseCoopers and ‘Light the night’ Corporate Walk Chair, invite you to join in the Virginia Chapter’s largest fundraising event of the year. 145 more words