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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 1, Number 4, Spring 1952

Table of Contents Page Number
From Desolation to Restoration: The Story of "Monticello" Since Jefferson, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 4
Staunton Steps Out of the Mud: The World's First City Manager [Charles E. Ashburner] Applied Business Methods to Municipal Government, by William M. E. Rachal 9
Colored Bindings of the Confederacy [Printing], by Randolph W. Church 12
Crazy Bet [Elizabeth Van Lew], Union Spy, by James H. Bailey 14
Thomas Jefferson and His Personal Property Taxes: An Inventory of the Furnishings of "Monticello," by W. Edwin Hemphill 18
The Treaty of Jamestown, 1652, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 20
The Burning of Richmond [1865], by William M. E. Rachal 23
The Privileged Sanctuary of Captain John Martin, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 29
A Plague on Us: The Influenza Epidemic of 1918, by Willliam M. E. Rachal 32
Endearing Imperfections: James A. Bland and the Virginia State Song ["Carry Me Back to Old Virginia"], by W. Edwin Hemphill 36
Foremost American Fads and Fashions: A Showcase of Dresses Worn by Hostesses [Betty Taylor Bliss, Jane Irwin Findlay, Maria Monroe Gouverneur, Dolly Madison, Elizabeth Monroe, Martha Jefferson Radlolph, Julia Gardiner Tyler, Martha Washington, Ellen Axson Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson] for the Virginia-Born Presidents, by W. Edwin Hemphill and Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 44