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The Power of Preservation: Interpreting Slavery at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage

A presentation by Ashley Bouknight-Claybrooks, Ph.D.

Sponsored by the Papers of Andrew Jackson

Dr. Bouknight-Claybrooks currently serves as a Research Historian for Historical Research Associates and, most recently, Curator at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Prior to her work in Nashville, she served as a community educator and museum consultant for various museums, historic sites, and neighborhood history projects in the southeast. She received a Masters of Arts in Public History and a Certificate in Museum Management from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor of Arts in Historic Preservation and Community Planning from the College of Charleston. She received a Ph.D. in Public History Program from Middle Tennessee State University. Her research focuses on collections management theory, intersectionality and inclusivity in museums, and community outreach.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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