Episode 3, Part 2: A Visit to Hampton Plantation feat. Vennie Deas Moore

Born and raised in the South Carolina Lowcountry, Vennie Deas Moore has been a witness to its ever-changing community. Through her writings, research, and especially her documentary photography, where she follows in the traditions of Zora Neale Hurston and Dorothea Lange among others, Vennie Deas Moore captures powerful stories through her words and images.

Born and raised in the South Carolina Lowcountry, Vennie Deas Moore has been a witness to its ever-changing community. Through her writings, research, and especially her documentary photography, where she follows in the traditions of Zora Neale Hurston and Dorothea Lange among others, Vennie Deas Moore captures powerful stories through her words and images.

In the final installment of this two part episode, we continue our visit with Vennie Deas Moore at Hampton Plantation, a former rice plantation turned state park located along the South Santee River.  After leaving the African American cemetery located on the property, Ms. Moore shared her interpretive work in the Colonial-era plantation house and the surrounding rice fields.  Afterwards, we journeyed to nearby Germantown, where freedmen and their descendants have lived for generations. To learn more about Vennie Deas Moore’s career and upcoming projects see: http://deasmoo.wix.com/southern-writer

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