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"Meet the GU272: a digital exploration of georgetown's history of slavery" is a website designed by Sabrina Ma (GU '18) and Jonathan Gibson (GU'19). Meet the GU272 provides a set of preliminary digital visualizations of information about the enslaved…

Hoya 1961-09-28 Frosh Make College Debut.pdf
A mock "slave auction" was held by students at Georgetown University on Saturday, September 23, 1961, during John Carroll Weekend on the 100th anniversary of the Civil War. Part of festivities organized by the sophomore class to "impress the freshmen…

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…

On November 5, 2021, Georgetown University Professor Carlos Simon's Requiem for the Enslaved premiered at the Library of Congress, performed by the Hub New Music ensemble with Carlos Simon, along with Marco Pavé (spoken word), Jared Bailey (trumpet),…

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…

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…

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 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…

AMST 272 Mitchell Frank Campbell.mp3
On March 12, 2017, the New York Times published the only known photograph of a Georgetown University slave sold to Louisiana in the infamous 1838 sale. The man in the photograph, Frank Campbell, lived a long and fascinating life. In this podcast,…

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