The View From Here seeks a local perspective on national issues and cultural trends: what happened locally, how does that compare or contrast with the national story, and what makes or breaks the difference....
This site presents the view from Charlottesville and Central Virginia with topics centered in and around the 1960s. More projects are coming so check back occasionally.
Each section contains images, documents, and audio/visual files researched and organized by students. To return to this page at any time, click Home.
A joint project of the Department of History and the Institute of Public History at the University of Virginia. Brian Balogh and Phyllis Leffler directed the work of students creating this site.
Constructed by Sarah White with help from Ben Lisle.