Fire and Freedom: A Conversation with Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson

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Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson, Associate Professor and Chair of American Studies at the University of Maryland College Park and Guest Curator of Fire and Freedom, will lead a conversation about how we can learn the ways that meals transcended taste and sustenance in early America by observing the labor of slaves at George Washington's Mt. Vernon.

This exhibition was produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health with research assistance provided by the staff at The Washington Library at George Washington's Mt. Vernon. 

This conversation has a suggested donation of $5 and will be held in our Carriage House. Space is limited, however, and reservations are required. Reservations can be made through our website at

Tags: history, lecture

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