Era Explorations: Richmond in Black, White and Gray (Outreach or virtual)













Examine the Civil War in Richmond through primary sources from the lives of the free and enslaved, as well as the Union and Confederate from before, during and after the war. In this  program, students analyze images of artifacts, photographs and other primary sources produced during this period of American conflict.

Essential Questions: What was it like to live in Richmond before the Civil War? How did life change in Richmond during the Civil War? What challenges did Richmond residents face at the end of the Civil War?


Program Type: school program
Grade(s): 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
SOL(s): VS.1, USI.1,USI.9, VUS.1, VUS.7a