Browse Collections (35 total)

Crafts Book of Plans

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Samuel Chandler Crafts (1768-1853) probably drew the maps in this leather-bound volume in the late 1790s or early 1800s. The 48 maps show lots with…

1946 Experiment in Racial Harmony

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This is a collection of photographs in the files of the Vermont Historical Society that document the "Vermont Plan" organized by Vergennes, Vermont,…

Black Stereotypes in Vermont History

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This is a collection of stereotypical and racist depictions of African Americans found in the collections of the Vermont Historical Society. It…

Political Broadsides

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This collection contains a selection of broadsides, posters, and flyers created in the realm of politics during the period 1834-2006 from the…

Governor Madeleine Kunin

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Sixty-four years after women in Vermont received the vote, Madeleine Kunin was elected the first female governor in the state’s history. This…

Photos of Black Americans in Vermont

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This is a collection of historic photographs found in the photo files of the Vermont Historical Society in which Black Americans appear.Portraits of…

Black History Research Articles

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This is a collection of research articles about Blacks in Vermont, mostly published in the Vermont Historical Society's journal Vermont History.…

Early Black History Documents

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This is a collection of early documents and newspaper clippings showing the presence and status of Black Americans in Vermont from the late 1770s…

Vermont Black History Archive

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This digital archive was assembled by the staff and volunteers of the Vermont Historical Society to provide students with primary documents,…

1918 Influenza Pandemic

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A collection of items relating to the 1918 influenza pandemic in Vermont.

Contributors: Leahy Library, Vermont Historical Society

George R. Bosworth Photographs

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George R. Bosworth was an amateur photographer in Central Vermont during the 1890s through 1910s. In 1964 his son, Millard, presented 75 prints from…

Contributors: Leahy Library, Vermont Historical Society

Marshfield Story Project

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Marshfield Story Project brings together the residents of Marshfield – young, older and in between – to preserve Marshfield's community memory…

Contributors: Marshfield Historical Society