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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. Her newest book, The Blackest Sheep: Dan Blanco, Evelyn Nesbit, Gene Harris & Chicago's Club Alabam (Slate River Press, 2019) takes her back to her beginnings in the history of entertainment.
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" . . . Histo
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The Dwelling House at Snowden

I’m delighted to announce that the Summer 2020 issue of Central Virginia Heritage features my article, “The Dwelling House At Snowden: A Virginia Historical Inventory Case Study.”

Using the Virginia Historical Inventory of the dwelling house at Snowden as a springboard, the article traces the history of this beautiful Greek Revival house built by John L. Harris in about 1850 on land once owned by R Read more of this blog post »
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