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Uplifting of the Race: The Role of the USCT in the Civil War

  • When: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 11 a.m. to noon
  • Where: New York State Library, Cultural Education Center, 222 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12230
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit: All ages
  • Categories: Lectures

This presentation, conducted by Harry Bradshaw Matthews, places within historical context how the USCT was impacted by earlier leaders and soldiers, as well as the USCT's impact upon the Buffalo Soldiers. The presentation will share the impact of important personalities who developed and shaped the African American infrastructure to meet the needs of the emerging Black American ethnic identity. A small display will be a part of the presentation. Harry Bradshaw Matthews is an Associate Dean at Hartwick Colege and the Founding President of the USCT Institute. Seating is limited and registration is required.

Location: 7th floor Librarians Room

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