Richmond Stories | Episode 11

Maggie Walker and the 1920s

This week, the Valentine opened Ain’t Misbehavin’: 1920s Richmond, an exhibition exploring a decade of innovation, social change and conflict through the lens of fashion. But what was Richmond like in the 1920s? For some important context, we’re joined by Ajena C. Rogers, Supervisory Park Ranger at the Maggie Walker Historic Site to talk about the city 100 years ago, Maggie Walker’s experiences during that decade and what the 1920s can tell us about Richmond today.