Project 2-3-1

Event Information

Host: Fox River Valley Public Library District Guest Speaker: Ernie Broadnax
Date of Event: 10/9/2016 Time of Event: 2:00 p.m.
Registration Type: Free
Project 2-3-1, is an award-winning 75- minute documentary film that begins with Civil War “contrabands” -- 110 freed slaves who were the first African Americans in Elgin -- and continues to the present day. The film is filled with enthralling stories, amazing history and wonderful photographs that tell a rich history. Producer Ernie Broadnax, an Elginite who was among those who grew up in “The Settlement’ will be here for a special introduction. FRVPLD is honored to host this program as part of the “Birth of A Nation: Slavery, Resistance & Abolition” lecture series sponsored by the American Library Association.

Event Location

555 Barrington Avenue  - 
East Dundee, IL   60118

Contact Information

Name: Kate Cundiff Phone Number: 224-699-5873 Email:
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