Events, Exhibits, Southern Historical Collection, Special Collections

Exhibit on African American History Topic of Nov. 18 Tour

Gallery Talk for We Shall Not Be Moved: African Americans in the South, 18th Century to the Present
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009
2-3 p.m.
Wilson Special Collections Library, Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Free and open to the public
Program information: Liza Terll, UNC Friends of the Library, (919) 962-4207

Join lead curator Holly Smith for a guided tour highlighting the people, places, events, and themes represented in the exhibit We Shall Not Be Moved: African Americans in the South, 18th Century to the Present.

We Shall Not Be Moved presents more than 100 documents, photographs, letters, diaries, and other items from the Southern Historical Collection, covering these topics: Enslavement; Labor; Politics; The Civil War and Reconstruction; Business and Industry; Education; Military; Community and Culture; and The Long Civil Rights Movement.

We Shall Not Be Moved is on display in the Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room of Wilson Library October 8, 2009 – February 5, 2010. Exhibit information: (919) 962-1345.

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