Black History in Iowa at Noon

Black History in Iowa at Noon

Date/Time
Feb 01, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location
Meeting Room D

Description

Black History in Iowa
A series provided by the State Historical Society of Iowa

Iowa’s Black Migration: Into, Around, Out Of, and Back Again

Genealogist Ricki King, owner of Roots to Branches Genealogy, presents a journey of Iowa’s Black History, starting with Iowa’s statehood, that illustrates some of the reasons why families and individuals moved to Iowa, moved around Iowa, left Iowa, returned to Iowa and then left again.

Join us for the entire series, including:
2/1 ~ Iowa’s Black Migration: Into, Around, Out Of, and Back Again
2/8 ~ “We Came Home Together”: Black Civil War Veterans and Community Building in Iowa
2/15 ~ The Education and Training of Seven African American U.S. Army Officers
2/22 ~ Emancipation Celebrations: the Historical Context for Juneteenth

Wednesdays at Noon in Room D

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