First Fruits of Freedom

Janette T. Greenwood talked about her book, First Fruits of Freedom: The Migration of Former Slaves and Their Search for Equality in Worcester,… read more

Janette T. Greenwood talked about her book, First Fruits of Freedom: The Migration of Former Slaves and Their Search for Equality in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1862-1900, about the migration of African Americans to Worcester after the U.S. Civil War.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Worcester, Massachusetts, from October 17-23 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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First Fruits of Freedom

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Program ID:
402334-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 19, 2015 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 20, 2015 | 10:32am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 19, 2015 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 20, 2015 | 10:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
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