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Great Plains Lecture: Black Homesteaders in the Great Plains

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Center for Great Plains Studies Room: Main Gallery
1155 Q St.
Lincoln NE 68588
Directions: 11th and Q streets
Contact: Katie Nieland, (402) 472-3965, knieland2@unl.edu
Richard Edwards, Center Director, and Mikal Eckstrom, Post-Doctoral Researcher, will speak on their research about African American homesteaders in the Great Plains. Their project, funded by the National Park Service, seeks to bring to life a history that was nearly forgotten. Dr. Deanda Johnson, National Park Service, and Dr. Jeannette Jones, UNL history department, will comment on their research.

This event is part of the Paul A. Olson seminar series. All events are free and open to the public. Parking is usually available in the Que Place garage (entrance at 11th and Q streets). Please note there is construction in the area.

https://www.unl.edu/plains/great-plains-great-ideas-paul-olson-seminars

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