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Studying Slavery and Its Afterlives Using Genealogical Research

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Finding the descendants of enslaved laborers can be challenging due to omissions in the archives of African Americans pre-and post-Civil War. This panel of genealogists and social historians (Dr. Jajuan Johnson, Dr. Shelley V. Murphy, and Renate Yarborough Sanders) will share about the work they are doing to document enslaved Ancestors connected to three universities, and the similar goals of and approaches to this work.

Register here: https://events.wm.edu/event/view/lemonproject/130067

Williamsburg Regional Library is proud to collaborate with The Lemon Project at the College of William & Mary to bring you this special series of talks. Topics will range widely and include African Americans’ contributions to the College and Williamsburg community, and more. All talks are virtual and require advanced registration. See each individual program for specific dates, times, and recommended reading, or view the Lemon Project calendar for the full schedule.

Details

Date:
November 17
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
https://events.wm.edu/event/view/lemonproject/130067

Organizer

The Lemon Project at William & Mary
Phone:
757-221-1724
Email:
lemon@wm.edu
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