Traces of the Trade
A Story From the Deep North
From Library Staff
This is a documentary about the DeWolf family which made enormous sums of money in the African slave trade in the 18th century. The modern descendants of the family travel across the Atlantic to understand their family’s responsibility for slavery.
A courageous woman examines the implications of her family’s slave holding past. You can't get this one on Netflix, but it is available at the Multnomah County Library!
This film is not available on Netflix. A courageous woman examines the implications of her family's slave holding past. This film debunks the myth that the North was not profoundly and intricately involved in slavery.