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Meadowridge Book Club: Settlin': Stories of Madison's Early African American Families

Study Room A
Monday, Sep 27, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for a discussion of the book Settlin': Stories of Madison's Early African American Families by Muriel Simms!

We have a limited number of copies of the book at the branch available to check out beforehand (9 copies).  Pick yours up today!

 

Description:

Lifelong Madison resident Muriel Simms presents a brief history of African American settlement in Madison and a collection of oral histories from twenty-five African Americans whose families arrived, survived, and thrived here in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.