"Associate Professor Andrea Weeks works with Karoline Oldham, systems biology graduate student, in the herbarium. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University"

"Associate Professor Andrea Weeks works with Karoline Oldham, systems biology graduate student, in the herbarium. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University"

Turning over an old leaf.

Andrea Weeks is leading the Virginia portion of the large-scale project “The Keys to the Cabinets.” Hear our interview with Andrea here, and take a look at the herbarium at George Mason University.

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SpongeBob to the Rescue

Our guest Tuck Tucker has illustrated for shows ranging from The Little Mermaid to The Ren and Stimpy Show. He even worked as an animator for SpongeBob SquarePants, and you can get a glimpse of SpongeBob’s world in this clip from The SpongeBob Movie.

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Eyre Crowe’s Images of the Slave Trade

See some of Eyre Crowe’s images, which provide some of the only eyewitness visual renderings of the slave trade in Richmond, the largest slave-trading center in the Upper South.

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An UnMonumental Project

Kelley Libby and Chioke I’Anson, guests on our show “Encounters at the Heart of the World.” Kelley Libby is the producer of UnMonumental, a weekly series about how the past is remembered in Richmond, Virginia. Check out her stories here: UnMonumental