Jack and Parthenia’s Story
Letter from Pennsbury
Inspired by primary documents, this video depicts the final meeting of Jack and Parthenia, an enslaved married couple held by different enslavers. On the eve of Parthenia’s forced departure for Barbados, she and Jack say farewell. Featuring Kendra Holloway as Parthenia and Cassagnol Leonidas, Jr. as Jack.
Produced by Historic Hudson Valley for People Not Property: Stories of Slavery in the Colonial North Interactive Documentary.
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