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Finding the Enslaved Descendants of a Virginia Plantation

Local historian, genealogist, and author Char McCargo Bah will present, “Finding the Enslaved Descendants of a Virginia Plantation.”  Join the African American Special Interest Group for this V…

Date:
Monday, May 16, 2022
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
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Categories:
Digital Programs Lecture/Workshop

What we Commemorate on Juneteenth

FROM THE PAGES OF HISTORY SERIES Over the course of four years, enslaved people worked to turn the Civil War into a freedom war, and to compel Abraham Lincoln to issue abolish slavery. On June 19, …

Date:
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
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Categories:
Digital Programs Lecture/Workshop

History of the African American Spirituals

In Enemies Among Us : the relocation, internment, and repatriation of German, Italian, and Japanese Americans during the Second World War, John E. Schmitz examines the causes, conditions, and conseq…

Date:
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Patrick Henry Meeting Room, Patrick Henry Meeting Room
Categories:
Author Event

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