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Made at the Library with Cassandra Good, author of First Family: George Washington’s Heirs and the Making of America

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George Washington is widely known to have had no biological children of his own. Less well known is his role in raising several of the children and grandchildren of Martha Washington’s marriage to her first husband, Daniel Parke Custis. In this informal conversation with Manuscript Division curator Julie Miller and archivist Kate Madison, Cassandra Good, author of First Family: George Washington’s Heirs and the Making of America, will discuss the book and her research at the Library of Congress.

The event took place online only on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 12 pm-1 pm EST. Watch the program here:

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Made at the Library is an event series highlighting works inspired by and emerging from research at the Library of Congress. Featuring authors, artists, and other creators in conversation with Library experts, this series takes a deep dive into the process of working with the Library’s collections.


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