Title

Discussing Emancipation with Visitors

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

3-15-2013

Department

Civil War Institute

Abstract

This roundtable explored opportunities to offer visitors/students muddy, uneven, and historically-complex portrayals of emancipation – especially at sites in which the connection to emancipation is not particularly tangible or site-specific.

Comments

This session was part of the Future of Civil War History: Looking Beyond the 150th conference, which was jointly sponsored by the Civil War Institute, the Gettysburg Foundation, and Gettysburg National Military Park and held at Gettysburg College from March 14-16, 2013. The conference drew approximately 450 attendees from all walks of the historical profession, as well as members of the general public.

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