Stephanie Cole Lecture

Join us September 16 in the Everyday Freedom Heroes Gallery as historian Stephanie Cole discusses her award-winning article, Servants and Slaves in Louisville: Race, Ethnicity, and Household Labor in an Antebellum Border City. Cole is the professor of history at the University of Texas in Arlington and is the recent recipient of the Richard C. Wade Award.

September 16, 7:00- 8:30 pm.

Free and open to the public.

This series is brought to you by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and the University of Cincinnati.


Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm

(1924 – 2005)

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm was the first African American woman in Congress (1968) and the first woman and African American to seek the nomination for president of the United States from one of the two major political parties (1972).  Her motto and title of her autobiography—Unbossed and Unbought—illustrated her outspoken advocacy for women and minorities during her seven terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Gallery Talk: Financial Freedom in the Confederacy

Gallery Talk: Financial Freedom in the Confederacy
Saturday, April 14, 2018
1:30 p.m.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

This program is free with general admission. RSVP link coming soon.

Join us for a meaningful discussion that shares insight on what financial empowerment was like in the time of the Confederacy. This gallery talk is in conjunction with Confederacy Currency: The Color of Money presented by BB&T and Confederate Memory: Sybolism, Controversy and Legacy. 


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