Joanne L. Yeck

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After earning her doctorate in cinema studies at the University of Southern California, Joanne taught and wrote about film history for many years. She is the author of dozens of articles about Classic Hollywood and the co-author of Movie Westerns and Our Movie Heritage. In 1995, she followed her family roots to central Virginia where she fell head over heels in love with Buckingham County. Today, her love for Virginia, especially Buckingham County, has translated into a full-time occupation. The results include "At a Place Called Buckingham" . . . Historic Sketches of Buckingham County, Virginia, vols. 1 & 2 (Slate River Press, 2011, 2015), The Jefferson Brothers (Slate River Press, 2012), and Peter Field Jefferson: Dark Prince of Scott ...more

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I’m delighted to announce that the Fall 2018 issue of Central Virginia Heritage includes my article “Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire: Tracing My Harris Ancestor from One Burned County to Another.”

The life of John M. Harris spread across three counties: Albemarle, Buckingham, and Appomattox. His involvement in Buckingham County government; his military and militia service; and the determ... Read more of this blog post »
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