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Colonial Research Project: Virginia

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The Archeology of Jamestown

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Drought as a Factor in the Jamestown Colony, 1607-1612

Becoming Baptists: Conversion in Colonial and Early National Virginia

An Englishman in America in the 1790s

Edmund Randolph and Virginia Constitutionalism

The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 

The Episcopal Church in Virginia, 1607-2007

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Unus Americanus ex Virginia. Aetat 23

1 print : etching ; 10.2 x 7.6 cm.  | Twenty-three-year old Virginia Algonquian man, half-length portrait, wearing necklace and head ornaments, and with facial markings, facing slightly left
TIP: Documents, artifacts and drawings are scarce for this time period. Photography came later during the Civil War period.