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Colonial Williamsburg Journal

Title Peopling the Past Meet Lydia Broadnax
Issue Volume 37 Number 03 (CWJ, Summer 2015)
Description Lydia, portrayed by Katrinah Lewis, was an enslaved woman in the household of George Wythe, signer of the Declaration of Indepence, law professor and mentor to Thomas Jefferson. Taught to read and write, she is disappointed that the Declaration of Independence did not result in the end of slavery.
Pages 64-65