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Ramsey Center

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February 2020

Unveiling Our Treasures

February 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, 147 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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From Margins to Center: Reflections on the History of African Americans at Mars Hill University, 1856-1980 Presenting their findings for the 2019 Hart-Melvin Fellowship, Malik Frost and Dr. David Gilbert suggest new ways to include African-American history into the history of Mars Hill College, Madison County, and southern Appalachia more widely. Based on archival research and oral histories with both Rosenwald School and Mars Hill College graduates, the talk emphasizes the rich and remarkable histories of local black people from…

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