Public history in interesting form

Given our many discussions here about the slave auction block in Fredericksburg, we share this, with thanks to Kevin Levin over at Civil War Memory for pointing it out. It’s a creative, powerful representation of the sort of an event that was once commonplace on the streets of Fredericksburg.

One thought on “Public history in interesting form

  1. Whew, that is a powerful film clip. My heart is racing from something…fear for the woman who was being auctioned? Anger about how dehumanizing it must have been? Bringing home the meaning of being auctioned off? Thank you for sharing.

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