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University of Virginia, The Albert & Shirley Small Special Collections Library Images
 

  

The Burning of the Theatre
"The Burning of the Theatre in Richmond, Virginia on the Night of the 26th December 1811, By which awful Calamity upwards of Seventy Five of its most valuable Citizens suddenly lost their lives, and many others, were much injured."
Lithograph produced in Philadelphia by B. Tanner in 1918.

Broadside rallying the men of Albemarle County
Broadside rallying the men of Albemarle County to repel a rumored Union invasion in 1863.

Photograph of the William Biggers Family
Photograph of the William Biggers Family, 6 September 1916. Holsinger's University Studio, Charlottesville, VA.


 
 

Photograph of a school wagon from Varina High School
Photograph of a school wagon from Varina High School, Henrico County, VA.