DIGITAL: Lander’s ESSSS Project Featured in NEH Humanities

The Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies (ESSSS) project, led by Jane Landers, featured in NEH Humanities: "Until recently, the names and lives of individuals like Ana, Bartolome Joseph, and Francisco—and millions of others who toiled on the sugar plantations of colonial Cuba or in the mines of eighteenth-century Brazil—were thought to have vanished. … Continue reading DIGITAL: Lander’s ESSSS Project Featured in NEH Humanities

SOURCE: Holy Trinity Church death records, 1818-1867 | Georgetown Slavery Archive

Description: "Burial records for Holy Trinity Church include the names of enslaved and free people of color in the 19th century. Two people presumed to be slaves of Georgetown are listed in the records: 1) p. 63: Rachel, October 22, 1821 2) p. 104: Charles, January 3, 1832.   "Charles and Rachel were both buried … Continue reading SOURCE: Holy Trinity Church death records, 1818-1867 | Georgetown Slavery Archive