As part of the Jupiter Hammon Project, Preservation Long Island created a digital resources site for the public to learn more about the legacy of enslavement on Long Island and the life of Jupiter Hammon. Explore interactive websites, read Hammon’s original poems, access historic documents, and much more!
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Join us for the first public screening of theater artist Malik Work’s short film followed by a discussion with the artist and his collaborators on the project. The event will be moderated by Douglas Jones, Associate Professor of English and Theater Studies at Duke University.
Explore the interwoven stories of the Lloyd family, the family of Jupiter Hammon, and chattel slavery in what would become the United States.
View lecture online! We recently spent an evening at the Grolier Club sharing Jupiter Hammon’s story. Professor Douglas A. Jones, Jr., and our curator, Lauren Brincat, explored the context of Jupiter’s life and writings and reflected on the challenges that modern-day readers have when interpreting his words.
Preservation Long Island intern explores her experience learning about and researching Jupiter Hammon and Joseph Lloyd Manor’s history of enslavement.
New research into the life and writings of Mary Lloyd suggests that she and Phillis Wheatley played a more significant role in the social and intellectual world of Jupiter Hammon than previously acknowledged.