[PAST EVENT] The Mystery of Julia Minson

December 6, 2017
4pm - 5pm
Tyler Hall, Room 134
300 James Blair Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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  • Open to the public

The final research project for HIST 211: Artisans in the American Archaeological record is a search for more information about the life of Julia Minson, a free black woman who owned property on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg and supported herself in the sewing trades. What started with a question about buttons has grown into an analysis of one woman's life, property, friends, and self-determination.