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Jeffersonian Grounds Initiative
A Matter of Design
With groundbreaking complete, the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers is moving forward. The memorial’s design team discusses plans for bringing the memorial to life.
Jeffersonian Grounds Initiative
A Measure of Respect

UVA's memorial honors the enslaved community members who were instrumental in building and maintaining the University of Virginia in its early years.

UVA's memorial honors the enslaved community members who were instrumental in building and maintaining the University of Virginia in its early years.
Jeffersonian Grounds Initiative
Snapshots of Local History
Twentieth-century photographer Rufus Holsinger took more than 500 portraits of local African-Americans. His photos will take center stage Saturday at a Family Photo Day, and in a new display around the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers site.