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First Name
Brittney
Last Name
Ingersoll
Affiliation
Cumberland County Historical Society
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Keywords
Gender, Women, Sexuality, 19th Century, Philadelphia, New York City, Reform Organizations
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About Me

M.A. American History with a Certificate in Public History at Rutgers University, Camden (Passed with Distinction) (May 2018)

Curator of the Warren & Reba Lummis Genealogical and Historical Research Library at the Cumberland County Historical Society. (Beginning October 1st, 2018). Currently, the Records Management Assistant at CCHS.

Interests: Social, Culture, Women & Gender throughout the 19th Century.

Current Projects: Prostitution Reform in the first half of the 19th Century. (Philadelphia).

Prostitution & Brothels in Vineland, NJ (1862-1950)

Recent Publications

Books:

John G. Keyser: Sketchbook with Sketches from the Battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville 1862-1863, (2017)

Responsible for compiling the book based on original archival collections; organized and curated images; wrote introduction. The book was done for an internship with the Cumberland County Historical Society.

Articles:

“Paupers & Patients: The Souls of Cumberland County Potter’s Field,” in the Cumberland Patriot, Cumberland County Historical Society’s Newsletter, (Winter, 2018).

“Celebrating Black History Month: William Steward and Mary Felts Dixon of Cumberland County,” in the Cumberland Patriot, Cumberland County Historical Society’s Newsletter, (Spring, 2018).

“Dear Betsey… Collection of Elizabeth Beatty Fithian Letters,” in the Cumberland Patriot, Cumberland County Historical Society’s Newsletter, (Spring, 2018).

“Digitization of the John G. Keyser Civil War Sketch Collection” in the Cumberland Patriot, Cumberland County Historical Society’s Newsletter, (Spring, 2018).

“John Cheesman: The Newspaper Man Who Caught the Bullet,” in the Cumberland Patriot, Cumberland County Historical Society’s Newsletter, (Summer, 2017).

“Cheesman’s Paper: The History of the New Jersey Patriot,” in the Cumberland Patriot, Cumberland County Historical Society’s Newsletter, (Summer, 2017).

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Libraries & Archives, Material Culture, Museums, Public History, Sexuality, Urban History, Women