Jefferson and the Indians – a Guided Tour, Lecture, and Reception
May 25th from 5 -7 PM
American Philosophical Society,
104 S. 5th St, Philadelphia
Thomas Jefferson spent a lifetime studying and writing down languages of the American Indians. This once-in-a-lifetime exhibition uses the Society’s collections of Jefferson’s papers and related documents and artifacts to explore the complex relationships between the third President and the people he both valued and helped to exterminate. Along with a private tour, there will be a lecture by former Yale Club 2013Graduate Fellow Dr. Isaiah Wilner on the life and work of Franz Boaz, the founder of American Anthropology.
To RSVP and for more information, contact event organizer Catherine La Farge (firstname.lastname@example.org).