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Copyright & Fair Use

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Awards and Recognition

Virtual Jamestown is pleased to recognize the following institutions for whose support we are grateful.

Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recognizes Virtual Jamestown with a planning grant for a digital archive to support research and scholarship.


A Verizon technology grant recognizes Virtual Jamestown's role in K-12 education.

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy

The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy supported this project with an initial planning grant in 1997. It also provided discretionary funds for compiling a working bibliography of primary sources.


The National Endowment for the Humanities has supported the project with major research and teaching awards.


Virginia Tech has supported the project in a variety of ways and especially through its Research and Graduate Studies Programs.


A Support Program for Innovative Research Strategies

Fair Play Foundation


Additional Awards and Accolades

Virtual Jamestown has been listed on Teaching History Online.


USA Today lists Virtual Jamestown as a Hot Site.

Animating Membership Badge Showcase

The History Channel.com lists Virtual Jamestown as one of its recommended sites.


EDSITEment recognized Virtual Jamestown as a humanities website. Edsitement also built lesson plans around the project.


The "Jamestown Changes" lesson plan from Edsitement is referenced in "MarcoPolo: Internet Content for Your Classroom Elementary Guide; A Teacher's Guide to Finding and Using the Best of the Net" September 2000.


The Virginia Center for Digital History recognizes Virtual Jamestown as one of its new online digital history initiatives.