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Jeff Forret – Interview with a Washington DC History Author – “Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and His Cargo of Black Convicts”

“Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and His Cargo of Black Convicts” Cambridge University Press, January 2020. https://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/history/early-republic-and-antebellum-history/williams-gang-notorious-slave-trader-and-his-cargo-black-convicts?format=HB Tell us about the book. Williams’ Gang tells the story of Washington, … Continue reading

January 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Slavery and Emancipation in Washington, D.C. – Updated Bibliography

Updated April 2016. Check here: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/slavery-and-emancipation-in-washington-d-c-updated-bibliography/   earlier version here: https://networks.h-net.org/node/28441/discussions/67624/slavery-emancipation-washington-dc-–-bibliography and earlier versions back to 2001 on H-DC.    

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Washington’s Lincoln: The First Monument to the Martyred President

Washington’s Lincoln: The First Monument to the Martyred President PUBLISHED: JANUARY 11TH, 2016 BY: Matthew B. Gilmore Click this to find our archive of What Once Was articles. On May … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

3324 Dent Pl NW Archaeology Project – Yarrow Mamout site

The Dent Place project is at the property formerly owned by Yarrow Mamout whose portrait hangs in the Peabody Room of the Georgetown Public Library. Intern Mia Carey is a … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment