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African Americans and Nicodemus

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March 13, 2016, 2:00 PM CT

Presented by Angela Bates, Director, Nicodemus Historical Society.

Learn about Nicodemus, Kansas. Established in 1877 by former slaves from Kentucky, Nicodemus was the first all-black settlement on the Great Plains.

Afterwards, see Rev Victor Williams, a decedent of early Nicodemus settlers, portray Rev Daniel Hickman, a Nicodemus founding father. Then, watch "Turning Points: Hope in the Heartland" and see how immigration continues to shape he destiny of Ulysses, Kansas.

This event supports "The Kansas Mosaic: Ethnic Settlement in Central and Western Kansas," a series of monthly readings, discussions, and presentations.

Kinsley Public Library
208 E 8th St
Kinsley, KS 67547-1422
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Sponsored by: Kinsley Public Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Joan K. Weaver
(620) 659-3341
Email
http://www.kinsleylibrary.info