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Old Times There Are Not Forgotten

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Richard Rabinowitz, president of the American History Workshop, writer and curator of New York Divided at The New York Historical Society
and
James O. Horton, Benjamin Banneker professor of American Civilization and History at George Washington University and Historian Emeritus at the Smithsonian, chief historian for the New York Divided exhibition, author, and editor with Lois Horton of Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory (New Press, 2006)
- look at New York's continuing ties to slavery and the South in the period leading up to the Civil War
and
Algernon Miller, artist and urban designer included in the Legacies exhibit at The New York Historical Society
- on the legacy of slavery in his work and his designs for the Frederick Douglass Memorial Circle
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