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Gaston estate inventory 1844-05.pdf
William Gaston (1778-1844) was Georgetown's first student, enrolling in the school in 1791 before transferring to Princeton. As a congressman from North Carolina, Gaston sponsored the charter that granted Georgetown the authority to award academic…

Beginning with the story of Yarrow Mamout, one of the best documented Africans to live in early Georgetown, With The Promise To Always Remember explores the erasure of the Black historical presence in the Georgetown neighborhood, as well as…

Rochford 2019 Louisa Mahoney Mason.pdf
This essay traces the life of Louisa Mahoney Mason and her family. Louisa Mahoney Mason was a member of the Maryland Jesuit enslaved community; she remained in Maryland after the 1838 sale. She and her children were the last people currently known to…

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…

AMST 272 Clifford Maringouin.mp3
Maringouin, Louisiana is a small town of just 1,100 people, 900 of whom can trace their ancestry back to the Maryland Jesuits' 1838 sale of 272 people. Many of those who were sold to Jesse Batey at the West Oak plantation have descendants who remain…

Gaston Letter to DeGioia_with New Inventory_10-17-22.pdf
William Gaston (1778-1844) was Georgetown's first student, enrolling in the school in 1791 before transferring to Princeton. As a congressman from North Carolina, Gaston sponsored the charter that granted Georgetown the authority to award academic…

Joy Kang Final History 099 Spring 2021.jpg
This drawing was composed by Joy Kang (GU SFS '24) in Professor Adam Rothman's History 099 Facing Georgetown's History class in the Spring 2021 semester. It features Georgetown's Healy Hall adorned with the names of the GU272. The trees surronding…

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…

AMST 272 Skeen Memorials.mp3
The unifying themes of this podcast are memorialization and reconciliation. In this podcast, Georgetown University and American Studies 272 student Kelly Skeen (GU '18) discusses how Georgetown University has memorialized its historic ties to the…

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AMST 272 Howell Kelly Humanizing the Narrative - Georgetown_s History With Slavery Through the Eyes of the Queen Family.mp3
In this podcast, Georgetown University American Studies students Megan Howell (GU '18) and Catherine Kelly (GU '18) explore Georgetown's history with the institution of slavery. To humanize this narrative, they have chosen to focus on this history…
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