The Dooleys of Richmond—An Irish Immigrant Family in the Old and New South by Mary Lynn Bayliss.
April 1 - April 30
This is the third installment in the new Virginia House Book Club brought to you by a partnership between Shrine Mont and University of Virginia Press
This biography introduces two-generations of an Irish immigrant family in Richmond, Virginia, and follows their economic and philanthropic contributions to the modern city. With their lasting legacy, Maymont, this discussion of the Dooleys allows us to understand the gilded age in Richmond through a new lens.