“People Not Property” – The Impact of Slave Laws

Scholars Heather Williams and Michael A. Lord discuss how wealthy white northerners in the 17th century created a system of enslaving African captives that became key to the growth and development of the colonial economy.

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“People Not Property: Stories of Slavery in the Colonial North” is an interactive documentary that shares these stories of family and separation, work and community, negotiation, resistance, and perseverance.

Graphis Design Annual 2021 – Website Gold Award and Video Gold Award.
Webby Winner 2020 – Education Website Category.
Davey Silver Award 2019 – Best Use of Interactive Video.
WebAwards Outstanding Website 2019 – Education Category.

Produced by Historic Hudson Valley

Video Production: Cruz Dann Productions

Website Design and Development: C&G Partners

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