"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
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Van de Vyver Institute Diploma
"Freedom Riders" screens at VA Historical Society. Oliver Hill, Jr., to speak after the film ends at 8:30pm 8/28/14 t.co/iJfNCyPFdu

Libby Prison Window

Presenter: 
Andrew Talkov
Duration: 
(00:02:56)

In this video, Exhibit Coordinator for Virginia's Civil War Andrew Talkov discusses Civil War prisons in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition The Story of Virginia, an American Experience.