Slavery at Monticello Mobile App

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Earlier this year I visited Monticello in order to see the exhibit, Landscape of Slavery: Mulberry Row at Monticello. This exhibit seeks to replicate the primary plantation street that was the center of work and domestic life for people at Monticello – free whites and blacks, servants, and slaves. While […]

A Comparative Review of the Physical and Digital

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A Comparative Review of the Mulberry Row exhibit at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, the Physical versus the Digital (https://www.monticello.org/mulberry-row) The Landscape of Slavery: Mulberry Row at Monticello is an exhibit that seeks to replicate the primary plantation street that was the center of work and domestic life for people at Monticello […]

Whose Public and Whose History When it Comes to Public History

What is meant by the “public” when talking about public history? Ronald J. Grele discusses this and what is meant by history in his article “Whose Public? Whose History? What is the Goal of a Public Historian? Whose Public? As historians have done their work, they have constantly tried to […]