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Zoom in on A Letter from Thomas Jefferson

from the article "A "Remarkable Meteor" Dims" in the Autumn 2011 journal.

Zoom in on 18th Century Almanack Covers

from the article "Staying Connected before the Age of the Silicon Chip" in the Autumn 2011 journal.

Zoom in on The Battle of Williamsburg

from the article "The War" in the Summer 2011 journal.

Zoom in on the James Fort Slate Tablet

from the article "James Fort, Lost and Found" in the Summer 2011 journal.

Signers of the Declaration of Independence

from the article "What's Wrong With This Picture?" in the Winter 2011 journal.

A Letter from the President

from the article "Dear Eighteenth Century" in the Winter 2011 journal.

Colonial Literacy

from the article "Every Man Able to Read" in the Winter 2011 journal.

A Few of the Oldest Photos of Williamsburg

from the article "A Few of the Oldest Photos of Williamsburg" in the Winter 2011 journal.

Seeds of Civil War

from the article "How the Founders Sowed the Seeds of Civil War" in the Winter 2011 journal.

George Wythe Will - Zoomable

from the article "His Integrity Inflexible, and His Justice Exact" in the Spring 10 journal.

The Signatures of the Declaration of Independence - Zoomable

Zoom in on the signatures on the bottom of the Declaration of Independence

Dunlap Broadsides - Zoomable

In the late afternoon of July 4, 1776, a copy of the Declaration was taken to the nearby print shop of John Dunlap, the official printer for Congress. The copies he printed are now called Dunlap Broadsides.

Zoom in on The United States Constitution

Zoom in on the United States Constitution

Patrick Henry's Resolutions - Zoomable

Patrick Henry, at a meeting of the Virginia House of Burgesses, proposed seven resolutions against the Stamp Act.

Zoom in on the Bill of Rights

from the Winter 09 Journal

Zoom in on The Declaration of Independence

Zoom in on The Virginia Declaration of Rights

Popular Culture Playbills

from the Spring 08 Journal

Magnified View of the Palace Graves

from the Autumn 08 Journal

Magnified View of Rochambeau's Speech at Williamsburg

from the Autumn 08 Journal

Zoomable View of the Frenchman's Map

from the Autumn 07 Journal article "In Search of the Frenchman's Map"

Five Wills from 1704-1799 - Zoomable

from the article "Wills Simple and Elaborate" in the Summer 07 Journal

Jefferson's Constitution Zoomable

from the article "One of the most intriguing might-have-beens in American History" in the Spring 07 Journal

 





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