Civil War to Civil Rights: Family
Through infographics and newspaper clippings, explore the role that family and kinship ties played in helping enslaved people cope with the condition of slavery, as well as what challenges people faced with finding and rebuilding their
Civil War to Civil Rights: Education
Explore the history of African American education through the stories of several Virginia educators. How did emancipation affect education? How have people fought for equal access to education in the United States?
Civil War to Civil Rights: Military
Explore the various ways African American people--enslaved and free, forced or by choice--contributed to the war effort. Using images and letters, delve into the lives of real people who were part of the Civil War.
Civil War to Civil Rights: Rights
Explore how constitutional amendments conflicted with reality for African American people following the Civil War, giving rise to the Civil Rights Movement a century after emancipation.