Category Archives: NIAHD News

NIAHD at (almost) 12

It is hard to believe that NIAHD is well into its second decade, and Jim and Carolyn Whittenburg’s concept of an interdisciplinary public history program has grown into its title.  We now draw students from all corners of the country (internationally as well), we offer courses and programs from the pre-collegiate level to advanced undergraduate [...]

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Film Presentation–Down in the Old Belt: Voices from the Tobacco South

Down in the Old Belt: Voices from the Tobacco South captures Virginia’s long and entwined history with tobacco from before Jamestown to the 2004 Tobacco Buyout. The film presents both the opportunities and demands of tobacco farming and how tobacco has defined the labor, economy, and culture of agricultural communities in Virginia. Awarded Best Documentary [...]

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