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Exhibition Date

November 2023


Panels: Sintra, Masonite panel, vinyl. Content: document, photograph, etching. Objects: cotton picking sack replica- cotton, sewn by Amanda Wentzel; woven basket; cotton combs; cotton stalks.


This section details the role of the Freedmen’s Bureau in aiding the newly freed African Americans after Emancipation. Although unable to uncover the fate of the fourteen enslaved persons named in Morgan’s will, several other enslaved persons from the Morgan plantations were identified in the Freedmen’s Bureau archives. These people are profiled in the following sections.


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The MFA Thesis Exhibition was held in the Hammond Hall Art Gallery.