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  • Disaster Responses in Early America
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    Disaster Responses in Early America

    Cynthia Kierner discussed her new book, Inventing Disaster: The Culture of Calamity from the Jamestown Colony to the Johnstown Flood, which examines the various ways early Americans…

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  • Mary Ball Washington and Jane Spurgin
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    Mary Ball Washington and Jane Spurgin

    George Washington’s Mount Vernon hosted the annual Martha Washington Lecture, which highlights new thinking about her life and times. This year, the focus was on two 18th century women. Amherst College…

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  • Martha Jefferson Randolph
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    Martha Jefferson Randolph

    Author and history professor Cynthia Kierner talked about her book, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello, and discussed the impact and importance of Thomas Jefferson’s daughter. She also…

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