Participant Info

First Name
Kathryn
Last Name
Gehred
Affiliation
University of Virginia (UVA)
Website URL
gwpapers.virginia.edu
Keywords
Women's History, Slavery, Early America, Martha Washington, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Martha Jefferson Randolph
Additional Contact Information
kig7w@virginia.edu

Personal Info

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About Me

Women’s historian and research editor at the Martha Washington Papers Project at UVA.

Recent Publications

George Washington’s Barbados Diary, 1751-52 Alicia Anderson and Lynn Price, Eds., July 2018.

“Did George Washington’s False Teeth Come from His Slaves? A Look at the Evidence, the Responses to that Evidence, and the Limitations of History,” Oct. 2016

“‘I am determined to lower her Spirit or Skin her Back,'” Jan. 2016

Media Coverage
Interview with Stephanie Pappas, Live Science, March 3, 2018. Work cited by Danielle Young at The Root, March 2, 2018. Work cited by Daniel Inman on his webcomic The Oatmeal, "You're Not going to Believe What I'm About to Tell You," 2016.
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
18th century
Expertise by Topic
American Revolution, American Founding Era, American Presidents, Economic History, Family, Gender, Museums, Public History, Race, Sexual Violence, Slavery, Women