African Americans in Richmond

Program Type: school program

Students explore the identities of enslaved and free African Americans in Richmond from pre-Revolution to post Civil War by examining artifacts and primary sources. Some of the notable figures discussed in this program are Henry Box Brown, Maggie Walker and Athur Ashe.

History & Social Science SOLs: VS.1a-g, VS.5b, VS.7c, VS.8b, VS9d

Age Range: Youth
Grade(s): 5, 4