Apr 23, 2021  
Graduate Record 2007-2008 
Graduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

HIST 507 - Internship in History: Interpreting African-American Life at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

This internship program, devised and presented by Monticello staff, and offered in conjunction with UVa, is designed for students interested in the interpretation of African-American history to the public. The interns are trained as historical interpreters and to present Monticello’s Plantation Community tour. This walking tour explores Mulberry Row, the center of plantation activity where enslaved African-American families lived and worked, and examines the philosophical issue of Thomas Jefferson and slavery. Lectures, discussions and readings cover the historical content and interpretive techniques that allow interns to develop their individualized Plantation Community tours. (IR)

Credits: 3