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Historic Tredegar

480 Tredegar St.
Richmond, VA 23219
804–649–1861 ext. 100

October 2021

Book Talk with Jonathan White–To Address You as My Friend

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Historic Tredegar, 480 Tredegar St.
Richmond, VA 23219
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In-person event; ACWM-Historic Tredegar Registration encouraged; space is limited Many African Americans of the Civil War era felt a personal connection to Abraham Lincoln and despite tremendous injustice and discrimination, wrote to the president seeking redress of their grievances. Through more than 120 letters, discover how African Americans felt about the president and how they understood the possibilities and limits of the power invested in the federal government. Jonathan W. White is associate professor of American studies at Christopher Newport…

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November 2021

Book Talk with Jack Trammell: Civil War Richmond

November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Historic Tredegar, 480 Tredegar St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Free; Due to limited space, registration is encouraged. Few American cities have experienced the trauma of war on the level that Richmond did as the capital of the Confederacy. The city was transformed with the creation of a massive hospital system, military training camps, new industries and shifting social roles for everyone, including women and African Americans. Discover the excitement, and eventually bitter disappointment, of Richmond at war. Jack Trammell, Ph.D., is the author of more than twenty books, including The…

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December 2021

Book Talk With Warren E: Milteer Jr.: Beyond Slavery’s Shadow

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Historic Tredegar, 480 Tredegar St.
Richmond, VA 23219

In-Person Talk Due to limited space registrations are encouraged Segregation, exclusion, disfranchisement, and discriminatory punishment were ingrained in the collective experiences of free people of color in the South. Nevertheless, they defended their families and established organizations and businesses. Delve into the wide range of social interactions and life outcomes for the South's free people of color to explain societal contradictions that continue to appear in the modern United States. Warren E. Milteer Jr. is assistant professor of history at…

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