Tag Archives: Jamestown

Ethan Knick- A Coming Together: Telling the Story of Women in Early 17th-Century Virginia

Most of the household names associated with 17th-Century Virginia, such as John Smith and Christopher Newport, are predominantly masculine, with the obvious exception of Pocahontas. But dozens of other women, most of whose names have been lost to time, contributed … Continue reading

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Shannon Bremer- The Invisibles: Women and the History of Jamestown

When people first think of Jamestown, they think of gold, John Smith, and Native Americans. The only female that comes to mind at all is usually Pocahontas. But the history and importance of women at Jamestown is so much more … Continue reading

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Tessa Honeycutt- Forget About Frames, Get New Lenses

The history of Jamestown has been recorded and interpreted by wealthy, white men since its founding in 1607. Due to this, the history presented to us has been skewed to align with their bias and intentions. As we commemorate 400 … Continue reading

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