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Virginia Holocaust Museum; Surviving the Holocaust (#2416)
The Virginia Holocaust Museum; surviving the Holocaust as told by Halina and Alan Zimm

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Urban Archeology Corps Uncovers Gravel Hill History

For the last ten weeks, Richmond teens have been taking part in an initiative called the Urban Archeology Corps. Part of the National Park System’s goals to increase diversity, the program is focusing on the history of Gravel Hill, a 18th Century community of free African Americans in Varina. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Virginia Currents: War Veterans Portrait Project; WCVE at 50

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:31am -- WCVE

Photographer Mark Mitchell and his assistant Caroline Martin record the stories of war veterans for a portrait project called “When We Were Young.” Having served during WWII and the Korean wars, these veterans share stories that reflect times of bravery, tragedy, dedication, duty, solidarity, and even humor. The Virginia Currents crew left the photo/interview session touched by the moving accounts of these humble and proud war veterans.