Amy Bertsch, B. A., M.A.
A resident of Northern Virginia, Amy Bertsch specializes in local history, African American history and the history of the American South. She has worked for the City of Alexandria for more than 20 years, including five years with the Office of Historic Alexandria which manages the city’s museums, historic sites, archaeology program, and archives. She is active with the Historic Preservation and Public History program at Northern Virginia Community College where she is an adjunct instructor. Amy has a B.A. in foreign languages from West Virginia University and an M.A. in history from Sam Houston State University.
Who Were "Felix Richards Slaves"? Identifying Enslaved People Photographed Near Alexandria, Virginia