The Many Meanings of the Emancipation Proclamation
Panel Discussion with Three Historians
- Date: 04/16/2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
- Location: Greensboro Historical Museum
130 Summit Ave.
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
During Greensboro’s Emancipation Proclamation Awareness Month, learn more about the importance of this document from area scholars at this panel discussion and conversation featuring:
- Arwin Smallwood, chair of the history department at NC A&T State University;
“The Impact of the Emancipation Proclamation on African-Americans in North Carolina, Particularly Eastern North Carolina”
- Paul Escott, Reynolds Professor with the history department at Wake Forest University; “Who Freed the Slaves?”
- Mark Elliott, associate professor with the history department at UNC Greensboro; “Emancipation and American Nationalism”
Reserve a seat by calling Mary Allen at 336-373-2982.
This program made possible by the City of Greensboro, Greensboro Historical Museum Inc. and the John Floy Wicker Endowment.