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Thursday, February 21

Great Plains lecture: From Slavery to Homesteading

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Center for Great Plains Studies
African Americans participated in the vast migration to the Great Plains unleashed by the Homestead Act of 1862. As formerly enslaved persons, they sought to own and work their own land, a right previously denied them. Nicodemus, Kansas, the most …