Hosted by Maine Conservation Voters Friday, January 15, 12:00 -1:00 p.m. Register here Rural African American communities are an important, yet understudied, part of Maine’s history and path to statehood. Peterborough, in the town of Warren, was once one of the largest African American communities in Maine. Dr. Kate McMahon of the Smithsonian National Museum … Continue reading Event: Dr. Kate McMahon on “Land and Liberty: The Historic African American Community of Peterborough, Maine”
Two lectures offered by Moffatt-Ladd House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire On Tuesday, Jan, 12, at 6:30 p.m., Dr. Jared Ross Hardesty, associate professor of history at Western Washington University will give a lecture geared toward the needs of teachers and museum educators, entitled “Confronting Slavery in Early New England: History, Sources and Interpretation.” This session will … Continue reading Events this week: Jared Ross Hardesty presents two lectures on Slavery in the North
“I beg you to allow me to take pictures of your utmost suffering.”Eiichi Matsumoto, Photographer, Hiroshima By Anne Farrow Almost 20 years ago, I began studying slavery as an assignment. My editor at the Sunday magazine had received a request from the editor in chief, who wanted the magazine to discover and explore the life … Continue reading Changed by an Assignment
Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, of the ‘Teaching Hard History’ podcast, along with Dennis Culliton, Executive Director of the Witness Stones Project, will present a virtual workshop/webinar; Witness Stones & Hard History. The Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), is pleased to offer this program on Monday, August 3rd and Tuesday, August 4th from 10am-noon. The … Continue reading Witness Stones and Hard History Workshop; August 3rd and 4th.