Sunday, Mar 9, 2014
Photo Exhibit "Whence We Came": African Americans in Carbondale, Illinois 1852-1963
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Daily from July 1, 2013 until July 7, 2013
Location: Carbondale Civic Center, Carbondale, IL
Remarkable Black citizens of the area have made significant contributions to the local community, the county, our state and our nation since before 1852. This weeklong event is in recognition and appreciation of that legacy. There will be photos and artifacts of local citizenry, places and events extending from the late 1800s to 1963. Lectures and presentations on various aspects ob Black history and culture are also planned throughout the week. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Spirit of Attucks program.Return to event list.
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