GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES THE SESQUICENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COMPENSATED EMANCIPATION ACT OF 1862

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Location: 
Gallaudet University
Building: 
Elstad Auditorium
Details: 

Noted historian, lecturer and author, Mr. C.R. Gibbs, will speak to the Gallaudet University community about the "Triumph of Freedom: Slavery, Emancipation, and the Civil War in the District of Columbia."   This presentation will be followed by a book signing at the Bison Shop. This is the kick off event of a semester long celebration commemorating the Sesquicentennial Anniversary of the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862.

Cost: 
Free
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Contact: 
Edgar B. Palmer, Executive Director, Office of Diversity and Equity for Students
Phone: 
202-250-2139