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Jeff Forret – Interview with a Washington DC History Author – “Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and His Cargo of Black Convicts”

Jeff Forret – Interview with a Washington DC History Author – “Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and His Cargo of Black Convicts”

Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and His Cargo of Black Convicts” Cambridge University Press, January 2020.

Pneumatic tubes: technological innovation and politics in Shepherd-era Washington DC

Pneumatic tubes: technological innovation and politics in Shepherd-era Washington DC

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Pneumatic tubes: technological innovation and politics in Shepherd-era Washington DC

By Matthew B. Gilmore*