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Introduction

Teresa S. Moyer

in Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060460
eISBN:
9780813050720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060460.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 introduces the theoretical and methodological approaches of the book. It discusses the relationships between plantation museums, racism, and social justice. Racism played—and continues to ... More


White Widowhood

Teresa S. Moyer

in Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060460
eISBN:
9780813050720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060460.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 discusses Margaret Carroll’s life in widowhood. Government documents of postcolonial Maryland, in particular, tracked the enslaved population’s family relationships, life cycles, skill ... More


Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Teresa S. Moyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060460
eISBN:
9780813050720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060460.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Historic plantation sites continue to struggle with the legacy of slavery and black heritage, particularly concerning their relevance in American life. Although slavery and black history are erased ... More


A Broader History

Teresa S. Moyer

in Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060460
eISBN:
9780813050720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060460.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 7 investigates the period after Margaret Carroll’s death and the legacy of racism at historic house museums. James Carroll, then the Civil War, then industry ensured that black history ... More


Conclusion

Teresa S. Moyer

in Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060460
eISBN:
9780813050720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060460.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Conclusion sums up the narrative and offers recommendations for future interpretation of black history at Mount Clare in the museum.


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