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Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation at Lauinger Library

This guide highlights the primary source documents at Lauinger Library that supports the goals of Georgetown University's Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation Initiative.

Library Exhibitions

Lauinger Library hosts exhibitions curated by librarians, faculty and students in eight separate galleries:

An online exhibition accompanies each of these gallery exhibitions. Consult the following pages to access online exhibitions:  

Several exhibitions have explored the history of enslavement by the Jesuits at Georgetown and in Southern Maryland, racism and anti-racism, and works created by Black artists and writers. Each of these exhibitions include digitized images of artifacts, photographs, and documents that can supplement research projects and classroom discussion. This list is presented in chronological order of completion:

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