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Author Eric Jay Dolin presents on Rebels at Sea at a Member Lunch and Learn at the Museum.

Black Founders & the War at Sea with Author Eric Jay Dolin

Author Eric Jay Dolin joined the Museum to discuss his book, Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution, and the maritime world of James Forten.
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Lela Sewell-Williams presents about Charlotte Vandine Forten at a Members Lunch and Learn event.

Black Founders Women & the Archives with Lela Sewell-Williams & Rebecca Shipman

Lela Sewell-Williams and Rebecca Shipman of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University joined the Museum to reflect on preserving the legacies of African American women in the archives
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2020 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture: Annette Gordon-Reed

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Annette Gordon-Reed joined the Museum in September 2020 for the third annual Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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Friederike Baer presents from a podium about her book Hessians as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.

Read the Revolution with Friederike Baer

Watch Dr. Friederike Baer's May 2022 discussion on her new book, Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.
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William Hogeland, a white man with glasses and a salt and pepper beard, speaks from a podium with the Museum logo on it.

Read the Revolution with William Hogeland

Watch William Hogeland's October 2022 lecture, Hamilton's Hub: The First Bank of the U.S. in the Creation of the American Economy.
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Dr. R Scott Stephenson moderates a conversation with James Forten descendant Kip Forten Jacobs and Dr. Julie Winch.

Read the Revolution with Julie Winch featuring Atwood "Kip" Forten Jacobs

Watch Dr. Julie Winch's April 2023 discussion on her book, A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten, where she was joined by Forten descendant Atwood "Kip" Forten Jacobs.
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Powder horn belonging to Gershom Prince

Discovering History: Memorialization at the Museum

Associate Curator Matthew Skic takes you through the stories of Revolutionary soldiers and officers such as Polish cavalryman Casimir Pulaski, Colonel Jonathan Pettibone, and Gershom Prince.
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Meet James Forten cover image featuring actor Nathan Alford-Tate.

"Meet James Forten" Performance

Watch the Museum's first-person theatrical performance about James Forten’s early life, written by local playwright Marissa Kennedy and performed by actor Nathan Alford-Tate.
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Tim McGrath and Dr. R. Scott Stephenson on stage talking to the audience in Liberty Hall as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.

Read the Revolution with Tim McGrath

Author and avid sailor Tim McGrath joined the Museum for a special presentation, “’What Think You of an American Fleet?’: The Rise and Fall of the Continental Navy,” to kickoff the Museum's 2023-24 Read the Revolution Speaker Series.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Cassandra Good

Watch the Museum's archived video of Cassandra Good's March 2021 virtual discussion on her book, Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic.
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