March 15, 2007 – May 15, 2007
Tintype of John R. Campbell of Lynchburg playing the banjo, mid-19th century. Purchased through the William A. Hagey Fund.
Invitation to ceremony honoring the staff of the Manned Spacecraft Center held in Hampton, 17 March 1962, autographed by four Mercury astronauts. Purchased through the Elis Olsson Memorial Foundation Fund.
Model of a 1849 fire engine made for the Friendship Fire Company of Alexandria, Virginia, by Colark Ship Models, circa 1935. Purchased through the Elis Olsson Memorial Foundation Fund.
Gallego Mills, Richmond, bond, 1885. Purchased through the Betty Sams Christian Fund.
Silver sugar bowl with cover, made by James Duffel of Lynchburg, early 19th century. Purchased through the James H. Willcox, Jr. Fund.
Two fire screens decorated with pages from an eighteenth-century Spanish book of devotions. The pages were presented to the donor's grandfather by Ambassador Alexander W. Weddell. Gift of Cole McCray, Charlottesville.
Photo montage of A. Linwood Holton's 1965 race for governor. Gift of Governor and Mrs. A. Linwood Holton.
Relief panels depicting Douglas Southall Freeman's family and family crest. Gift of Leslie Cheek, III, Richard W. Cheek, and Elizabeth C. Morgan.
Ten Virginia AFL-CIO convention badges that belonged to Robert O. Ritter and his wife, Thelma Kilbler Ritter. Robert Ritter was the president of the local union at Virginia Woolen Mill in Winchester. Gift of Ben Ritter, Winchester.