posts from the Virginia Newspaper Project, posts that use Virginia Chronicle content as a central source


Why Juneteenth?

In mid-October of 1899, Richmond's Black Community prepared to have a three day celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation complete with a large downtown parade. The Richmond…
Jessi Bennett
June 19, 2020

Yes, The Titanic

The Virginia Newspaper Project cannot resist the compelling story that is the Titanic. On April 16, 1912, the Richmond Times Dispatch issued its Tuesday morning paper…
Errol Somay
August 21, 2019