Susan Schoelwer is the Robert H. Smith Senior Curator at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. She has written and lectured extensively on American decorative and fine arts, material culture, and history.
Books in order of publication:
Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West – 1992
Lions and Eagles and Bulls: Early American Tavern and Inn Signs from the Connecticut Historical Society – 2000
Connecticut Needlework: Women, Art, and Family, 1740-1840 – 2010
With Needle and Brush: Schoolgirl Embroidery from the Connecticut River Valley, 1740-1840 – 2011
The General in the Garden: George Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon – 2014
Lives Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon – 2016