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History Alive: Martin Delany

February 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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History Alive is a program of first-person portrayals of historical figures by presenters who have conducted scholarly research on their character. Born in Charles Town, Martin Delany was a leader in the anti-slavery movement and a superintendent of the Underground Railroad. He co-edited an abolitionist newspaper with Frederick Douglass and attended Harvard Medical College. Delany was a recruiter for the U.S. Colored Troops and in 1865 became the first black field officer when he was commissioned a major.r

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Date:
February 23, 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Venue

New River Community and Tech College, Lewisburg
101 Church St
Lewisburg, WV 24901-1303 United States
Phone:
(304) 647-6710

Organizer

Wanda Johnson
Phone:
(304) 647-6710
Email:
wjohnson@newriver.edu