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Salem Witchcraft Papers: Transcription and Archival Project

introduces the infamous Salem Witch Trials of 1692 and presents information on other aspects of the history of Danvers (formerly Salem Village), Massachusetts. The website features rare documents including the complete 1692 Salem Witchcraft Papers, narratives of witchcraft cases, historical maps, and answers to frequently asked questions. (University of Virginia, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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In this scene a young girl, who has been accused of witchcraft, clings to her father who gestures towards the authorities come who have to arrest her. Oil painting by Douglas Volk, 1884. Corcoran Gall

Accused of witchcraft

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