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Georgia Telegraph 1854-0-103 Fifty Negroes For Sale - ad detail.pdf
Advertisement in the Georgia Telegraph, January 3, 1854, for the sale of enslaved people who were part of the estate of Michael Healy, the father of Rev. Patrick Healy, S.J., who was born into slavery and served as President of Georgetown from 1874…

This short film was produced by Georgetown College students Jeanne Bowers, Charlotte Jackson, Keeho Kang, and Meghan Shapiro in FMST-399: Social Justice Documentary, taught by Professor Bernard Cook in the Spring 2019 semester. The short film…

GUAC281M101824.pdf
On this account record from 1824, Mrs. Margaret Fenwick was charged for 4 pairs of shoes for her slave Harriette. She was also credited for Harriette's monthly wages at the College. Georgetown hired Harriette from Mrs. Fenwick from 1824 to 1826. Upon…

Proposal for a memorial at Georgetown University commemorating the university's history of slavery. This proposal comes from the students in Georgetown Professor Shana Klein's AMTH 354 African-American Art and Culture course in the fall 2016…

An investigation into the life and character of Br. Joseph Mobberly, S.J., a major individual in Georgetown’s history of slavery and its sale of 272 slaves to Louisiana. The film uses the presence of Mobberly’s name on campus to approach issues of…

AMST 272 Brown Ndiaye podcast black students at GU.mp3
In this podcast conducted in the format of a Radio Show, Georgetown students Juliette Browne (GU '18) and Ndeye Ndiaye (GU '18), address the impact of slavery on the legacy of education inequality and college preparedness in black communities. The…

GUCampusMap_circa1905.pdf
A map of the Georgetown campus from ca. 1905. This map indicates a "servants' house" near the observatory and a "private cemetery" in the northeast corner of campus, as well as a number of other work building on campus, including a barn, a…
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