Schenectady's home for history
This virtual program is part of our Winter Speaker Series, and will be presented on Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to all SCHS members before the program.
Dr. Myra Armstead will discuss the day-to-day lives of enslaved and free African Americans in the colonial Dutch Hudson Valley, including how they were employed and utilized, how they acquired property and accumulated wealth, Black identity, and more. Dr. Armstead is the Vice President for Academic Inclusive Excellence and the Lyford Paterson Edwards and Helen Gray Edwards Professor of Historical Studies at Bard College.