The National Archives at Atlanta, GA
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Workshops and Public Programs
The Enduring Chronicle: Reconstruction and the Promise of Freedom
The National Archives at Atlanta will present The Enduring Chronicle: Reconstruction and the Promise of Freedom from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 27, at its Morrow, GA facility, located at 5780 Jonesboro Road. The program is open to the public but space is limited. Lunch is provided. Pre-registration is required and there is no cost to attend.
This annual program, in partnership with the Metro Atlanta Chapter of AAHGS, is the continuation of the Enduring Chronicle series that celebrates the rich and varied documents relating to the Civil Rights Movement and African American history held within the National Archives at Atlanta. This year's program focuses on the years immediately following the American Civil War. Schedule speakers include: Dr. Edna Greene Medford, history professor and Chair of the Department of History at Howard University and author of Lincoln and Emancipation, Dr. Ehren Foley of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Kahlil Chism, education specialist at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, Dr. Jelani Favors, history professor at Clayton State University and Joel Walker, education specialist at the National Archives at Atlanta.