Participant Info

First Name
Last Name
White House Historical Association
Website URL
Public History, Presidents and First Ladies, Material Culture, White House History, White House Collection
Additional Contact Information

Personal Info

About Me

Sarah Fling is a Historian at the White House Historical Association in Washington, D.C. Sarah received her M.A. in Public History from American University in 2021 and her B.A. in History from the University of Pittsburgh in 2019. Before joining the White House Historical Association, she previously worked at historic sites including George Washington’s Mount Vernon and the Frick Pittsburgh. Sarah specializes in material culture and nineteenth-century gender history and has proven experience in museum curation, education, and social media content creation.

Recent Publications

Sugar, Slavery, and the Washington China,” White House Historical Association, 2021.

The First Ladies and Slavery,” White House Historical Association, 2020.

The Formerly Enslaved Household of the Grant Family,” White House Historical Association, 2019.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
5, 8
Expertise by Topic
American Presidents, Local & Regional, Material Culture, Museums, Public History, Slavery, Women