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Credits

Historic Hudson Valley is grateful to the foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individual donors whose enduring support makes our educational programs possible. We also wish to recognize the individuals and institutions who participated in the making of this interactive documentary for their commitment to this important story.

Organizations

National Endowment for the Humanities
National Endowment for the Humanities
This interactive documentary has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this Web resource, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
New York State Council on the Arts
New York State Council on the Arts
People Not Property: Stories of Slavery in the Colonial North is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
ArtsWestchester
ArtsWestchester
Historic Hudson Valley's programs are made possible by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County government.

Featured Participants

April Armstrong
April Armstrong
Actor, Singer, Storyteller
Dr. Daina Ramey Berry
Dr. Daina Ramey Berry
Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History
University of Texas at Austin
Elizabeth L. Bradley
Elizabeth L. Bradley
Vice President, Programs and Engagement
Historic Hudson Valley
Children of Dahomey
Children of Dahomey
Leslie Dann
Leslie Dann
Interactive Documentary Producer and User Experience Designer
C&G Partners
Red de Leon
Red de Leon
Director of Technology
C&G Partners
Dr. Allegra di Bonaventura
Dr. Allegra di Bonaventura
Associate Director of Graduate Programs
Yale Law School
Ross W. Higgins
Ross W. Higgins
Vice President Emeritus, Programs
Historic Hudson Valley
Kendra Holloway
Kendra Holloway
Actor, Parthenia, Voice Over Artist, Joan and John Jackson's Story
Margaret Hughes
Margaret Hughes
Associate Director, Education
Historic Hudson Valley
Guido Jimenez-Cruz
Guido Jimenez-Cruz
Video Producer and Director
Cruz Dann Productions
Zion Johnson
Zion Johnson
Actor, Flip the Apprentice
Keith E. Johnston
Keith E. Johnston
Actor, Caesar the Master Miller; Pinkster Performer
Kathleen Klatte
Kathleen Klatte
Costume Associate
Historic Hudson Valley
Maya Kopytman
Maya Kopytman
Partner
C&G Partners
Dr. Leslie M. Harris
Dr. Leslie M. Harris
Professor of History
Northwestern University
Jessa Krick
Jessa Krick
Associate Director, Collections
Historic Hudson Valley
Cassagnol Leonidas Jr.
Cassagnol Leonidas Jr.
Actor, Jack
Michael A. Lord
Michael A. Lord
Director of Content
Historic Hudson Valley
Ayodele Maakheru
Ayodele Maakheru
Musician
Robert Morgan
Robert Morgan
Program Associate
Historic Hudson Valley
Joel Motley
Joel Motley
Trustee
Historic Hudson Valley
Pamela Nyambi
Pamela Nyambi
Culinary Historian
Rev. Dr. Frozine Reece-Smith
Rev. Dr. Frozine Reece-Smith
African American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley
Dr. Judith Samuel
Dr. Judith Samuel
Performer and Teaching Artist
Waddell Stillman
Waddell Stillman
President
Historic Hudson Valley
James B. Taylor
James B. Taylor
African American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley
Marcha Tracey
Marcha Tracey
Pinkster Performer
Children of Dahomey
Michael Twitty
Michael Twitty
Culinary Historian and Author, The Cooking Gene
Kamau Ware
Kamau Ware
Founder and Lead Creative
Black Gotham Experience
Dr. Heather A. Williams
Dr. Heather A. Williams
Presidential Professor of Africana Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Helen Williams
Helen Williams
African American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley
Malik Work
Malik Work
Poet, Teaching Artist, and Co-Founder
The Real Live Show
Rob Yasinsac
Rob Yasinsac
Operations Manager
Historic Hudson Valley

Content Development and Advisors

Ana Lucia Araujo
Consulting Scholar Professor of History
Howard University
Dr. Daina Ramey Berry
Content Consultant
Elizabeth Bevilacqua
Former Associate Director, Development
Historic Hudson Valley
Dr. Laura Chmielewski
Consulting Scholar
Dr. Kevin Clark
Professor
George Mason University
Azey Dungey
Consulting Scholar
Catalina Hannan
Research Librarian
Historic Hudson Valley
Dr. Leslie M. Harris
Professor of History
Northwestern University
Jessa Krick
Associate Director, Collections
Historic Hudson Valley
Michael A. Lord
Director of Content
Historic Hudson Valley
Jill Mosebach
Former Associate Director of Development
Historic Hudson Valley
Karen Walton Morse
Former Manager of Library and Archives
Historic Hudson Valley
Peter Pockriss
Senior Vice President
Historic Hudson Valley
Elizabeth S. Reich
Copy Editor
Rob Schweitzer
Vice President, Communications and Commerce
Historic Hudson Valley
Dr. Jacqueline Simmons
Senior Lecturer
Teachers College, Columbia University
Dr. Craig S. Wilder
Barton L. Weller Professor of History
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dr. Heather A. Williams
Presidential Professor of Africana Studies
University of Pennsylvania

Website Design and Development

Tamar Benami
Illustrator
Calista Bohling
Website Design Intern
C&G Partners
Calvin Brownlee
Website Development Production
C&G Partners
Bailey A. Burke
Website Technical Development Intern
C&G Partners
Far Creative
Website Back-End Development
Leslie Dann
Media Experience Designer and Producer
C&G Partners
Maggie Feuchter
Website Producer and User Experience Designer
C&G Partners
Aamina Ganser
Website Image Production
C&G Partners
Glenn Jeon
Website Designer
C&G Partners
Bart Lewandowski
Website Lead Designer
C&G Partners
Si Ping Lim
Website Senior Designer
C&G Partners
Kate Livingston
Evaluator
Expose Your Museum
Maya Kopytman
Partner
C&G Partners
Keith Madden
Website Technical Producer
C&G Partners
Sehba Mohammad
Communications and Marketing Manager
C&G Partners
Shuyler Nazareth
Website Technical Producer
C&G Partners
Ashutosh Patil
Systems Manager
C&G Partners
Jim Russell
Webmaster
Historic Hudson Valley
Scott Shaw
Website Image Production
C&G Partners
Lorenzo Somaini
Website Design Intern
C&G Partners

Video, Motion Graphics and Photography

Miski Ali
Production Associate, Background Interpreter
Elizabeth L. Bradley
Interactive Documentary Producer Historic Hudson Valley
George Bradt
Black Gotham Tour Attendee
Nancy Bradt
Black Gotham Tour Attendee
Libby E. Brennesholtz
Costume Volunteer
Historic Hudson Valley
Jasmine Cannon
Video Editor
Bruce Chao
Motion Graphics Designer
C&G Partners
Lee Ann Corrao
Production Associate
Historic Hudson Valley
Cruz Dann Productions
Video Production
Leslie Dann
Interactive Documentary Producer and Director
Cruz Dann Productions
Roberto de Cecco
Assistant Camera
Clarissa de los Reyes
Director of Photography
Tub In Kitchen Films
Kaya Dillon
Director of Photography
Tarela Kelvin Ebiotu
Video Editor
Natalie Flores
Black Gotham Tour Attendee
Thelonious Frumkin
Grip
Sundiata A. Gittens
Background Interpreter
Princess A. Hairston
Video Editor
Straight Path Pictures
Paul Hein
Black Gotham Tour Attendee
Kendra Holloway
Actor, Parthenia, Voice Over Artist, Joan and John Jackson's Story
Margaret Hughes
Interactive Documentary Producer Historic Hudson Valley
Zion Johnson
Actor, Flip the Apprentice
Keith E. Johnston
Actor, Caesar the Master Miller
Sam Kashefi
Sound Mixer
Rock Studios
Jessa Krick
Interactive Documentary Producer
Giselle Lawrence
Assistant Camera
Cassagnol Leonidas Jr.
Actor, Jack
Michael Lord
Interactive Documentary Producer Historic Hudson Valley
Greg Mailloux
Sound Recordist
Necessary Studios
Shariff McBride
Sound Engineer
Necessary Studios
Seth McCall
Black Gotham Tour Attendee
Arthur Newell
Grip
Zac Nicholson
Director of Photography
Guido Jimenez-Cruz
Video Producer and Director
Cruz Dann Productions
Cinque Northern
Video Editor
Emre O’Flaherty
Background Interpreter
Róisín O’Flaherty
Background Interpreter
Yama Oge
Background Interpreter
Eavvon O'Neil
Video Editor
Constanze Oya
Production Associate
Black Gotham
Jason Pollard
Video Editor
John Pope
Assistant Camera
Ephraim Kirkwood
Video Editor
Aldo Re
Sound Recordist
MareDreams
Kathleen Klatte
Costume Associate
Historic Hudson Valley
Zeyu Ren
Motion Graphics Intern
C&G Partners
Morgan Riles
Video Editor
Daniel Guillermo Rodriguez
Motion Graphics Art Director
C&G Partners
Katie Warner
Video Editor
C&G Partners
David Williamson
Assistant Camera

Additional Advisors

Christine Arato
Chief Historian, Northeast Region
National Park Service
Lee Arnold
Senior Director of the Library and Collections & Chief Operating Officer
Pennsylvania Historical Society
DonnaMarie Barnes
Curator
Sylvester Manor
Linda Barreira
Director
Rock Hall Museum
Justina Barrett
Site Manager for Historic Houses
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Alison Bassett
Archives & Research Center Manager
The Trustees of Reservations
JerriAnne Boggis
Director
Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail
Lauren Brincat
Curator
Preservation Long Island
Mary Cummings
Research Center Manager
Southampton Historical Museum
Peter Drummey
Librarian
Massachusetts Historical Society
Danielle Funiciello
Ph.D. Candidate, History University at Albany, State University of New York
Libby Hawes
Preservation Director
Cliveden
John Hopkins
Burial Ground & Tourism Manager
Christ Church Preservation Trust
Sarah Kautz
Preservation Director
Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities
Laura C. Keim
Curator
Stenton
Mary Ellyn Kunz
Museum Educator
Pennsbury Manor, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
MaryLaura Lamont
Park Ranger
William Floyd Estate
Brenda M. Lawson
Director of Collections
Massachusetts Historical Society
Dr. Maria Madison
Board President
Robbins House
Joan McGee
Trustee
Lloyd Harbor Historical Society, Henry Lloyd Manor House
Aileen Nowick
Site Manager
Joshua Hempsted Houses
Marjory Gomez O’Toole
Managing Director
Little Compton Historical Society
Penny Outlaw
Co-President
Royall House & Slave Quarters
Wendy Polhemus-Annibell
Librarian
Suffolk County Historical Society
Connie Ragsdale
President of the Committee of 1926
Historic Strawberry Mansion
Neil W. Ronk
Senior Guide/Historian
Christ Church Preservation Trust
Chandler B. Saint
Co-Director
Documenting Venture Smith Project
Gracelaw Simmons
Communications Secretary
Royall House & Slave Quarters
Edward Smith
Head Librarian
Suffolk County Historical Society
Carolyn Wallace
Education Director
Cliveden
Barbara M. Ward
Director/Curator
Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden
Alexandra Parsons Wolfe
Director
Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities
David Young
Executive Director
Cliveden

Special Thanks

Lynda Jones
African-American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley
Tom Kovacic
Marketing Director
The Howard Hughes Corporation
Phyllis Murray
African-American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley
Rev. Dr. Frozine Reece-Smith
African-American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley
Diego S. Segalini
Executive Director of Finance & Administration
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
James B. Taylor
African-American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley
The Trustees and Staff of Historic Hudson Valley
Hopeton White
African-American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley
Pat White
African-American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley
Gayle T. Williams
African-American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley
Helen Williams
African-American Advisory Board Member
Historic Hudson Valley