Freed Slaves in Memphis and Civil War and Reconstruction

Event Information

Host: Memphis Public Library and Information Center-East Shelby Branch Guest Speaker: Dr. Susan Eva O’Donovan
Date of Event: 10/15/2016 Time of Event: 12:00 p.m.
Registration Type: Free
Join the Memphis Public Library, East Shelby Branch as we present “Freed Slaves in Memphis and Civil War and Reconstruction” as part of The Birth of a Nation: Slavery, Resistance and Abolition National Lecture Series. Presented by Dr. Susan Eva O’Donovan, Associate Professor of History at the University of Memphis and Co-Director of the Memphis Massacre Project, this exciting program will focus on the Civil War and Reconstruction and will discuss the key roles of former slaves who lived in Memphis.

Event Location

7200 East Shelby Dr.  - 
Memphis, Tennessee   38125

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