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    Relative Location and Rebuilding after the Great Chicago Fire

    Northwestern University History Professor Carl Smith discussed the importance of Chicago's location to…

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    Origin of Chautauqua in New York State

    Scholar Sarah Bell talked about the founding of the Chautauqua, its mission and what attendees could…

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    Detroit's Paradise Valley

    Paradise Valley was the business and entertainment district in Detroit for African Americans from the…

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    Escaped Slaves in Detroit

    The first race riots in Detroit happened in 1833. Those riots were sparked by the imprisonment of…

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    Detroit Music from Jazz to Hip Hop

    Known as the birthplace of Motown, Detroit’s music history goes further back than the soul sounds of…

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    Detroit's Birwood Wall

    In 1941, a developer built the Birwood Wall in northwest Detroit that was meant to separate white and…

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    Wallace Turnage: Escape from Slavery

    Eric Finley talked about a slave named Wallace Turnage who escaped slavery and whose story was told in…

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    1966 Civil Rights Movement in Mobile, AL

    Eric Finley talked about the Civil Rights movement in Mobile, AL, including voting rights and community…

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    Josephine Allen Private Institute, Mobile, AL

    Eric Finley talked about the origin of the school after the Emancipation Proclamation was enacted and…

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    Hidden Figures of Mobile, Alabama

    Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trail Tour Guide Eric Finley discusses some of Mobile,…

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    The Indian Removal Act of 1830

    This lesson explores the Indian Removal Act of 1830 and how it affected different Native American…

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    Indian Removal and the Muscogee Tribe

    Muscogee (Creek) Nation curator John Beaver discussed the Trail of Tears and the removal of the Muscogee…

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    The Dawes Act and Indian Land Ownership

    Muscogee (Creek) Nation curator John Beaver discussed the 1887 Dawes Act which changed how Indians in…

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    The French Settlement of Mobile, Alabama

    Mobile, AL tour guide Eric Finley explained the founding of Mobile by the French in 1702.

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    Legacy of Voyaging on Board the Hokulea Canoe

    Ka’iulani Murphy, apprentice navigator with the Polynesian Voyaging Society, shared the legacy of…

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    Eddie Would Go

    Author Stuart Coleman shared the life of legendary native Hawaiian surfer Eddie Aikau and his impact on…

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    Mormon Pioneers in Missouri

    Church of Latter-day Saints (LDS) Elder George Peterson explained the migration of Mormons to…

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    Industrialization and Lowell Mill Girls

    Queens College History professor Joshua Freeman talked about the history of factories. He discussed…

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    History of the Brazos Valley

    Deborah Cowman, Director of the Brazos Valley Museum in Bryan, Texas, walked through the museum’s…

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    William Penn and the Quakers

    Lynne Calamia gave a tour of the Arch Street Friends Meeting House in Philadelphia. She explained a…

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