The Georgetown Slavery Archive is a repository of materials relating to the Maryland Jesuits, Georgetown University, and slavery. This project was initiated in February 2016 by the Archives Subgroup of the Georgetown University Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation and is part of Georgetown University's Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation initiative. Our research is ongoing.

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A conversation with Earlene Campbell-Coleman, July 9, 2020

Yolonda "Coffeedreamz" Body interviews her cousin Earlene Campbell-Coleman for her Good News Feed broadcast on YouTube, July 9, 2020. Earlene…

Sarah's Certificate of Freedom, 1810

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In 1810, the courts at Baltimore County certified the freedom of a woman named Sarah, who had previously been enslaved by the Rev. William Pasquet.…

Runaway Ad for William Castle, 1804

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On December 29, 1804, Francis Beeston, the assistant to Bishop John Carroll in Baltimore posted a runaway slave advertisement for William Castle, a…

The Curtain Goes Up

The Curtain Goes Up is a short film produced by Georgetown College students Yasmine Bouachri, Clio Gates, Lauren Lee, Gary Simons, and Xanthia Yerby…

Carlos Scott, "June 6, 2020"

A music video by GU272 descendant Carlos Scott, a pastor in Bowie, Maryland, who draws on the memory of his GU272 ancestors to honor of the memory of…