Lecture: Enslaved Laborers at Georgetown University, 1800–1850

Elsa Mendoza, assistant curator, Georgetown Slavery Archive

Elsa Mendoza examines slavery's role in the operation of Georgetown University. In this talk, she will introduce some of her primary sources, including diaries, letters, Georgetown's financial records, and the archives of the Maryland Jesuits, which demonstrate that the college was an active participant in the slave trade.

This program is part of the D.C. Mondays at the Museum series organized in cooperation with the Albert H. Small Center for National Capital Area Studies. Free; no reservations required.