August 2020 archive

32 actors of stage and screen do a READ IN DuBois’ Black Reconstruction in America

Beginning Aug. 28 and running through Nov. 3, actors of stage and screen will do a marathon Read In of Black Reconstruction in America.  By W.E.B. Du Bois Here is a link to the Read In Series site: Here is a link to the podcast Housatonic Heritage created about how the Read In happened, …

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Gender Matters: Voting, citizenship and the long 19th amendment

Gender Matters:  Voting, citizenship, and the long 19th amendment. Aug. 26, 2020, 4 p.m., via zoom   A Radcliffe Series, linked here  

Mum Bett exhibit and Mum Bett Walk to Freedom, in Sheffield

The Sheffield Historical Society will present an outdoor exhibit celebrating Mum Bett, the first slave to successfully sue for freedom, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to Sunday, Aug. 21 to 23, on the Society grounds, 159 Main St., next to the Town Hall parking lot. The exhibit is a collaboration with the Trustees …

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