Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Lecture on Southeastern Ohio Abolitionists

Lecture on Southeastern Ohio Abolitionists

Saturday, February 12th, at the old Fort Steuben, completely restored to the original historic site...at 2 pm  open to the public and free  Sponsored by both the Old Fort Steuben and the local NAACP

 a lecture by Midwest Center's Director Richard Olivito on the origins of early abolitionism;  the title of which is

"The Southeastern Ohio early abolitionists and the meaning and struggle for American national citizenship" 

From 1817 to Reconstruction till Today, the challenge of the theories behind the concept of national citizenship remains a vital if not pivotal part of the American Experience 

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