Please Note: This event has expired.

VIRTUAL- They Were Her Property: Book Discussion

Presented by Wornall/Majors House Museums at Alexander Majors House Museum, Kansas City MO

Apr 08 2021
VIRTUAL- They Were Her Property: Book Discussion presented by VIRTUAL- They Were Her Property: Book Discussion at ,

Read and discuss They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South. Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm Book discussion lead by history scholar Savannah Lore about the book They Were Her Property.

In a discussion led by women’s history scholar Savannah Lore, we will work through the key topics of this book, as well as help attendees make connections to Missouri history and how white women related to enslaved people and the slave economy in the Kansas City region.
Described as a “bold and searing investigation into the role of white women in the American slave economy,” historian and author Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers shows that slave-owning women were sophisticated economic actors

View more


Cost: $5 non-members, free for Wornall/Majors members. Please register in advance to receive the event link.

Contact: 8164441858


    Official Website


Alexander Majors House Museum

8201 State Line Rd., Kansas City, MO 64113

Full map and directions

featured partners

Artsopolis Network Members: Akron OH | Austin TX | Bainbridge Island WA | Birmingham AL | Boston MA | Cape Cod MA | Cincinnati OH | Cleveland OH | Colorado Springs CO | Columbia SC | DuPage County IL | Durham NC | Essex County MA | Flagstaff AZ | Flint MI | Fort Lauderdale FL | Indianapolis IN | Kalamazoo MI | Kansas City MO | KeepMovingOKC | Macon GA | Main Line Area PA | Marin County CA | Marquette County MI | Mendocino County CA | Middlesex County NJ | Milwaukee WI | Montgomery County MD | Napa Valley CA | Nashville TN | Niagara County NY | Oklahoma City OK | Orange County CA | Orlando FL | Ottawa IL | Panama City FL | Pittsburgh PA | Providence RI | Quito, Ecuador | Richardson TX | Sacramento CA | San Antonio TX | St. Cloud MN | St. Croix Valley MN/WI | St. Johns County FL | Stillwater MN | Tallahassee FL | Tampa Bay FL | Utah | Ventura CA | York County PA