Book Signing: Meet Ted Toles Jr and Author Michael Swank

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Living on Borrowed Time: The Life and Times of Negro League Player Ted Toles Jr The Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, is sponsoring a book…

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An Aristocrat Bootblack

By Betty Hoover DiRIsio, LCHS Volunteer "Judge" was a former black slave, born in Virginia. He came North sometime after his emancipation. He was at one time married, but later…

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The Music of America: African-American Contribution

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Jean Speight will present a time-line on the development of African-American music from 1600 to 1950, including: Sacred music folk spirituals, arranged spirituals, folk gospel, and gospel hymns Secular music work…

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