RACE AND SLAVERY
HOUSE/ROBERT E. LEE MEMORIAL
Race and Slavery at Historic Sites" is a cooperative research
project between the National Park Service and the Center for
the Study of Public Culture and Public History of The George
Washington University. Researchers are analyzing the presentation
of race and slavery at three major National Park
Service historic sites: Arlington House (the Robert E. Lee Memorial
in George Washington Memorial Parkway), the Frederick Douglass
National Historic Site, and Manassas National Battlefield Park.
Researchers are conducting surveys of visitors and front line
staff to discuss their perceptions on how race and slavery are
presented at these sites.
report by an appointed graduate student who led the interviews
at Arlington House summarizes the methodology of the study and
highlights the results of the surveys. Each report will be shared
interested NPS staff and others.
your comments or questions to Brian
phone: 202.354.2276, or send a letter to her attention:
for Cultural Resources
National Park Service
1849 C Street, NW (2280)
Washington, DC 20240-0001
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