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American Inspiration Author Series
Ilyon Woo with Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedo

The remarkable true story of Ellen and William Craft, who escaped slavery through daring, determination, and disguise, with Ellen passing as a wealthy, disabled White man and William posing as “his” slave. Learn more from the author and a Craft descendant about their mission and legacy, and this “Best Book of 2023” (New York Times, New Yorker, NPR, Time).

In Conversation with Peggy Trotter Dammond Preacely
Family History Research
Records and Resources at Library and Archives Canada: Online and Onsite

No matter what province your Canadian ancestors are from, the Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa holds a goldmine of records for family historians—both online and onsite. Join us for an introduction to what records are available, how to use the online catalog and online research guides, and how to plan a research visit to the repository.

Resources at American Ancestors
Introducing 10 Million Names: Recover. Restore. Remember.

There are at least 44 million descendants of enslaved individuals living today, but slavery separated families, erased names, and obscured facts. Hear from Dr. Vincent Brown, Dr. Kendra Field, and Dr. Kerri Greenidge, members of the 10 Million Names scholars council, as they share histories and legacies of slavery in New England, the ongoing research of the 10 Million Names project, and ways to get involved.  

Presented by Kendra T. Field, Kerri Greenidge, and Vincent Brown