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Our State
Topic
Our State: Early Nebraska to Statehood
Title

African-American Pioneers and Entrepreneurs of Nebraska

Speaker

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Description

African-American doctors, barbers, music teachers and innovative and prosperous orchard owners are some of the people who come to life in this presentation. Harris collected many oral histories while researching African-American settlements in Nebraska. Through her scholarship, Nebraska history has a fascinating new chapter.

Age Group
Grade 6 to Adult

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