Lord Coe's shock as he discovers he is descended from a philandering Jamaican sugar baron who had sex with his slaves
Hyde Park, who had plantations ... children - a Captain Hyde John Clarke. Coe maintained he was proud of his ancestors' achievements, but added: 'There is an uncomfortable elephant in the room which is inescapable. Because every time we look at the ...
The Messy Link Between Slave Owners And Modern Management
While studying the history of business practices, HBS researcher Caitlin Rosenthal made a startling discovery: Many of the techniques pioneered by slave owners in the 1800s ... on slave plantations,” she says, “how much more careful do we need to ...
UF archaeologist finds clues to the lives of the slaves of Kingsley Plantation
Then there were two for children ... plantation. In the east cabins were found fishing hooks, which would have been more for personal use. “It’s not their job,” Davidson said. “Maybe it’s something they do to supplement their diets, or for fun.”
Volunteer maintains museum for fun
I do what I have to to keep the ... plus locally made arts and crafts. The plantation has nearly 60 original structures. Before he began volunteering at the museum, Foret worked for Texaco for 32 years. He did various jobs including meter specialist ...
New Poplar Grove director seeks to diversify plantation's story
Community institution Unlike the cotton plantations of "Gone With the Wind," or the rice plantations like Orton that lined the Cape Fear River, Poplar Grove was ... programs on plantation life, life on the farm or children's lives in the 1800s.