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Rise and Demise of Black Beaches

Losing the Land: African American Ownership of Coastal Property
Wednesday, 17 March, 3-4pm, Duke University, Perkins Library Biddle Rare Book Room
Free and open to the public

Andrew Kahrl, associate professor of history at Marquette University, will discuss the rise and demise of black beaches and coastal property ownership.  The talk will be based in part on his research in the Behind the Veil Oral History Collection at Duke's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library.

This event is part of the celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture. 

Parking for a fee is available in the garage at the Bryan University Center.

Photo courtesy of Davis Family Papers

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Posted 9 March 2010

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