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  • Salem Witch Trials Legal Documents Project
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    Salem Witch Trials Legal Documents Project

    Historian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials compiled in a book project titled Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt. Twelve people worked for ten years to complete the…

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  • Memorializing Salem
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    Memorializing Salem

    Kenneth Foote talked about memorializing sites such as Salem, Massachusetts. His book on the subject is titled Shadowed Ground: America’s Landscapes of Violence and Tragedy. 2017 marked the…

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  • Salems Witch City Notoriety
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    Salem's "Witch City" Notoriety

    Historians, writers, and professors talked about the history behind how Salem, Massachusetts, became known as the “Witch City.” The panelists discussed whether the commercialization of Salem through…

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