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Letters from Liberia: Voices of Jefferson County African Americans, 1831-1860

September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Using the African Colonization movement and 25 letters written (1831-1860) from its colony - Liberia - by Jefferson County African Americans, the program will offer a window into antebellum black life in Jefferson County and the varied and complex daily lives and views of black and white Jefferson Countians as the nation became more polarized over the issue of slavery.

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Date:
September 21, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Venue

Fishermen's Hall
312 S West St
Charles Town, WV 25414 United States
Phone:
(304) 876-3540

Organizer

Marie Tyler-McGraw
Phone:
(304) 876-3540
Email:
mtylermc@verizon.net