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Article "Richmond's slave history depicted"

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Article "Richmond's slave history depicted"

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This article written in 1988 describes a new Valentine Museum Exhibition, titled "In Bondage and Freedom: Antebellum Black Life in Richmond." Judy Lankford, the Director of Development at the Valentine Museum, stated that, "Richmond would not have developed without black labor." This exhibit focuses on the narratives and lives of enslaved Richmonders, with a highlight being a video of Gilbert Hunt, who was known for saving Richmonders in an 1811 theatre fire. There are a variety of items being shown, including paintings, photographs, clothing, tools, newspaper articles, and illustrations that the show the lives of free blacks and slaves in Richmond's past.

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Hoffman, Margot. "Richmond's slave history depicted." The University of Richmond Collegian 74, no. 17, (February 18, 1988): 16. https://collegian.richmond.edu/?a=d&d=COL19880218.2.53&srpos=3&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-

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The Collegian, University of Richmond

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1988-02-18

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English

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Richmond (Va.)

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Hoffman, Margot, “Article "Richmond's slave history depicted",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 21, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/3438.