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First Name
Margaret
Last Name
Strolle
Affiliation
Independent Scholar
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Keywords
Public History, Women's History, Early American History, Slavery,
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About Me

I have a Master’s in Public History with a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Villanova University, and a Bachelor’s (cum laude) in History from the College of William and Mary with a Certificate in Early American History, Material Culture and Museum Studies. completed internships with Colonial Williamsburg, the National Constitution Center, and the Greater Cape May Historical Society. For my first graduate assistantship project at Villanova, I worked on the Last Seen: Finding Family after Slavery project, an open-access digital database of ads placed by former slaves after emancipation. For the 2017-2018 school year, I served as the Graduate Fellow in History Communication with the Albert Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest, where my duties included event planning and oversight, and serving as a primary researcher for the Center’s podcast, In Hindsight:1968. At the 2018 Omohundro Conference, I presented the paper “Diamonds and Pearls, Virtuous Women and Viragos, and Tender and all Too Visible Breasts: The Politics of Female Dress in Washington D.C., 1800–1820

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
18th century, 19th century
Expertise by Topic
American Founding Era, American Presidents, Gender, Museums, Public History, Slavery, Women