Crowdsourcing Slavery Interpretation: Challenges and Responses

Courtesy of Montpelier Foundation. By Christian Cotz, Kristin Gallas, Linnea…


Personal Encounters with the Tough Stuff of History

In the last few years, our field has begun to engage more intentionally with…


Fifth Annual Slave Dwelling Project Conference Call for Proposals

Cabin c. 1830, Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood, Maryland. The fifth annual…


Bridging the Divide: Connecting Stagville’s Past to Its Modern Community

Row of original slave dwellings, including one renovated by sharecroppers.…


3 Takeaways from “Interpreting Slavery: Building a Theoretical Foundation”

The Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site (ULSG) in St. Louis, Missouri,…


History vs. Heritage – What stories are museums sharing?

Margaret Biser’s recent Vox.com article, “I used to lead tours at a plantation.…