“Traces of the Trade”, by Katrina Browne
Screened on 9 April 2013
In Traces of the Trade, Producer and Director Katrina Browne tells the story of her forefathers, the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. Given the myth that the South is solely responsible for slavery, viewers will be surprised to learn that Browne’s ancestors were Northerners. The film follows Browne and nine fellow family members on a remarkable journey which brings them face-to-face with the history and legacy of New England’s hidden enterprise.
The film was introduced by:
And followed by a Q/A, with: