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Slavery Advertisements Published September 25, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  AJ Crawford The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 24, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  AJ Crawford The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 22, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  AJ Crawford The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 20, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  AJ Crawford The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 18, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  Garrett Cardoza The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 17, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  Garrett Cardoza The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 15, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  Garrett Cardoza The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 14, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  Garrett Cardoza The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Sep 2020

September 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “At the Black Boy and Butt in Cornhill.” In an advertisement in the September 13, 1770, edition of the Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter, Jonathan...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 13, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  Garrett Cardoza The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Sep 2020

“The Struggle for Freedom” Webinar, 15 and 24 Sept.

The National Parks of Boston and two of the city’s historic house museums, the Shirley-Eustis House in Roxbury and the Gibson House Museum in the Back Bay, have teamed up to offer a free online presentation on “The Struggle for Freedom: Patriots...
From: Boston 1775 on 11 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 11, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  Benjamin Bartlett The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 10, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  Benjamin Bartlett The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Sep 2020

The Cradle of Liberty’s Doorways into the Past

In the early designs of Faneuil Hall, I believe, the bottom level of the building was surrounded by a series of arches open to the air. In the 1800s some of those arches were turned into windows, others into doors.I once heard Massachusetts Historical...
From: Boston 1775 on 9 Sep 2020

A Call for the Cradle of Liberty

Having laid out the history of the name “Faneuil Hall” and my principles for changing historic memorials, I’m going to share my thoughts on whether to rename that building because of Peter Faneuil’s slave-dealing.First off, I think...
From: Boston 1775 on 8 Sep 2020

Slavery Advertisements Published September 8, 177

GUEST CURATOR:  Benjamin Bartlett The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the ubiquity of slavery in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Sep 2020

The Long History of the Faneuil Hall Name

Boston’s Faneuil Hall is different from most other landmarks and monuments bearing slaveholders’ names because in most cases those sites arose from a later generation choosing to honor a person.Sometimes that act is meant to elevate a local...
From: Boston 1775 on 7 Sep 2020

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