Molly Kerr, founding director at History Revealed, Inc., will discuss what store and personal ledgers reveal about enslaved communities.
Account books detail a wealth of information and often reveal insights into the lives of the marginalized members of a community. Molly Kerr, founding director at History Revealed, Inc., will discuss what store and personal ledgers reveal about the enslaved community in and around 18th century Alexandria, VA. History Revealed is a non-profit focusing on researching and interpreting the American past. Ms. Kerr holds a Bachelor and Masters degree in Anthropology from the University of Mary Washington and the University of Arkansas.
Support for this extensive research was made possible with an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Inspire! grant [IGSM-249243-OMS-21]
Additional information can be found at: www.imls.gov. The views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this lecture do not necessarily represent those of the IMLS.
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