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Newspapers

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

Newspapers

The Explosion

Everyone likes a good mystery, so here is one—but instead of the expected murder and mayhem, this caper involves social media, the Google box, local…
Errol Somay
December 2, 2020
Newspapers

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
Newspapers

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