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Resource Guide: 'Beheld' by TaraShea Nesbit

On November 9, 2023 the Folger’s virtual book club continues with a discussion of Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to colonial America.


EXPLORE surprising connections between Shakespeare and Plymouth

LEARN more about the historical figures in the book

REFLECT on the lasting colonial impact on Native communities

We would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support of this program

Capitol Hill Community Foundation
Junior League of Washington

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