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A Day in the Life

  Learn about the daily lives of Powhatan women in the 17th century through this interactive quiz.

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Primary Source: King George III’s Coronation Portrait

Primary Source Image Citation “State Portrait of George III in Coronation Robes,” by Allan Ramsay, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. JYF2009.2. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VUS.4c, US1.6c, VS.5b Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies Summary and Significance This coronation portrait announces King George III’s succession to the supreme pow

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Primary Source: Diallo Portrait

Primary Source Image Citation Portrait of Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, attributed to William Hoare, circa 1733, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2014.4. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VUS.3c; US1.4c; US1.5d Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies Summary and Significance This painting portrays Ayuba Suleiman Diallo. It is one of two versions of

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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Queen Njinga of Ndongo”

Primary Source Image Citation “Queen Njinga of Ndongo (1582-1663) Presented to the Portuguese Governor,” Engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20.  Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Me

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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Woman Hoeing”

Primary Source Image Citation “Woman Hoeing,” engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies

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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Portuguese Priests Baptizing Africans”

Primary Source Image Citation “Portuguese Priests Baptizing Africans,” Engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Meets National Standards of Learning

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Summer History Camps

2022 Programs Full History camps return safely this Summer 2022 at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, with enhanced protective measures and interactive learning opportunities for children age 4 to those who have just completed 1st-3rd grades and 4th-5th grades, offering two- and three-day on-site educational programs designed to inspire engagement with early Am

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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Blacksmithing”

Primary Source Image Citation “Blacksmithing,” engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies

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Digital Library: Teaching with Primary Sources

Explore our growing digital collection of primary sources, which include author background, image analysis and suggested classroom inquiries. [caption id="attachment_38835" align="alignleft" width="251"] “Woman Hoeing,” engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Ja

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FOCUSED: What Can Images of Virginia Indians Tell Us About Cultural Resilience?

[caption id="attachment_38087" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Pamunkey school children posed in front of clapboard school building on the Pamunkey Reservation, Virginia. 1919; Frank Speck photograph collection, N12754; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.[/caption] LESSON PLAN Grade Level Upper Elementary, Middle Standards and Skills Virginia Sta

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