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Welcome to GW Law Library, Traci Emerson!
Welcome to GW Law Library, Traci Emerson!

Welcome to GW Law Library, Traci Emerson!

We'd like to welcome our new Reference & Foreign International Law Librarian, Traci Emerson! Traci was able to jump right into the swing of things this Fall 2019. She's already making her impact on the students, faculty and staff! Although she's camera shy......

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Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 6: Sarah Osborne
Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 6: Sarah Osborne

Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 6: Sarah Osborne

Image from "Witchcraft in Salem village in 1692 : together with some account of other witchcraft prosecutions in New England and elsewhere" by Winfield F. Nevins, 1892. Born in Watertown, MA in 1643, Sarah Osborne (Osburn) was the wife to Robert Prince. Prince...

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Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 5: Abigail Williams
Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 5: Abigail Williams

Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 5: Abigail Williams

Image from "The history of witches and wizards : giving a true account of all their tryals in England, Scotland, Sweedland, France and New England : with their confession and condemnation" by W.P., 1760. Abigail Williams, niece of Samuel Parris’ was born in 1680,...

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Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 3: Samuel Parris
Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 3: Samuel Parris

Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 3: Samuel Parris

Image from "A Short History of the Salem Village Witchcraft Trials" by M.V.B. Perley, 1911. Born in England in 1653, Samuel Parris moved with his family to Barbados and later to Boston, where he attended Harvard. Samuel became the pastor of Salem in 1689, and soon...

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Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 2: Accusations of Witchcraft
Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 2: Accusations of Witchcraft

Welcome to Witchtober Pt. 2: Accusations of Witchcraft

Image from Witchcraft in Salem Village 1692 by Winfield S. Nevins, 1892. Accusations of witchcraft started in Salem after some young girls began reporting fits, fever, and strange behavior. Rev. Samuel Parris, father to one afflicted girl, and uncle to another,...

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