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.
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Support for 2023 Landmark Lecture Series was made possible with an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Inspire! Grant for Small Museums [IGSM-249243-OMS-21]
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