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Reconstructing black lives in the Antebellum South

Dr Kimberly Welch reveals what legal records can tell us about the lives of black people in the Antebellum South

Published: June 15, 2022 at 1:57 pm
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As part of our series of conversations with winners of the 2022 Dan David Prize, Dr Kimberly Welch talks to Helen Carr about her research using legal records to reconstruct the lives of free and enslaved black people in the Antebellum South.

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The Dan David Prize is the world's largest history prize, which recognizes outstanding historical scholarship. Find out more at dandavidprize.org or browse episodes featuring other winners

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