Between Freedom and Equality: The History of an African American Family in Washington, DC (Hardcover)

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Between Freedom and Equality follows George Pointer-an enslaved African who purchased his freedom in 1793-and six generations of his descendants as they lived and worked in Washington, DC, granting the family their long-overdue place in American history.

About the Author


Barbara Boyle Torrey is the former executive director of the Division of the Behavioral and Social Sciences at the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. She has authored two local histories and edited three books.Clara Myrick Green has written a local history on a Potomac River community and coauthored two historical articles on George Pointer.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781647120818
ISBN-10: 1647120810
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Publication Date: June 14th, 2021
Pages: 280
Language: English