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November 14, 2017

Networking Meeting

November 14, 2017 Networking Meeting – History United History United hosts monthly networking meetings at various locations around the region to encourage collaboration through history. This area is rich in… Read More»

Networking Meeting

September 12, 2017 History United – Networking Meeting History United hosts monthly networking meetings at various locations around the region to encourage collaboration through history. If you are interested in getting… Read More»

September 26, 2017

Our Civil Rights: Race & Labor- September

Facilitated by Dr. Andrew Canady of the history faculty at Averett, Our Civil Rights: Race & Labor is a series of conversations that explore the history of race as it influenced labor in the Nation, the South and in our local community. Free and open to the community, Our Civil Rights: Race & Labor is a collaboration of the Pittsylvania County Public Library and History United, a program of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

August 13, 2017

Tobacco Exhibit and Photography Show Openings

On August 13th from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM, the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History invites the community to two show openings. One is in the Jennings Gallery and features regional photography by Jesse Andrews. That same day in the Schoolfield gallery, items from the National Tobacco & Textile Museum’s collection featuring tobacco advertising from the second half of the 19th century will be on display.

August 8, 2017

Networking Meeting

In August, History United will be meeting at the Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library, a shared space of Pittsylvania County Public Library and the Pittsylvania Historical Society. Join us to find out more about this unique center for genealogy and local history research!

July 27, 2017

One Community Dinner with Charles Dew

Featuring Dr. Charles Dew, a noted historian, author and professor, this community dinner will explore reflections on his newest book, The Making of a Racist, published by The University of Virginia Press in 2016. These books are available for purchase at the Prizery. 

July 25, 2017

Our Civil Rights: Race & Labor- July

Facilitated by Dr. Andrew Canady of the history faculty at Averett, Our Civil Rights: Race & Labor is a series of conversations that explore the history of race as it influenced labor in the Nation, the South and in our local community. Free and open to the community, Our Civil Rights: Race & Labor is a collaboration of the Pittsylvania County Public Library and History United, a program of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. This session will examine what kind of work available to blacks during the time segregation in the South.