Congress and Slavery in the District of Columbia, Part 3

During the luncheon session Felicia Bell spoke on the topic “'The negroes alone work:' An Overview of the History of the Enslaved and… read more

During the luncheon session Felicia Bell spoke on the topic “'The negroes alone work:' An Overview of the History of the Enslaved and Free Black Labor Used to Construct the U.S. Capitol, 1790-1800.” She showed slides, especially of documents, during her presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience.

The U.S. Capitol Historical Society 2007 Spring Conference “Congress and Slavery in the District of Columbia” is the fourth in the series, “The National Capitol in a Nation Divided: Congress and the District of Columbia Confront Sectionalism and Slavery.” close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Bell, Felicia Director U.S. Capitol Historical Society->Education and Outreach
  • Finkelman, Paul Distinguished Professor Albany Law School->Law and Public Policy

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 27, 2007

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  • Apr 27, 2007 | 12:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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