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September History Happy Hour: The Little Lives of Nicodemus: A Look at African American Children during the Reconstruction Period

Presented by Sandy Spring Museum at Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring MD

Sep 19, 2014

September History Happy Hour: The Little Lives of Nicodemus: A Look at African American Children during the Reconstruction Period

This talk will look at the lives of children from Nicodemus, an all black town established in Kansas during the Reconstruction period.  Through a description of their toys, parts of their clothing, and other items that they possessed, we can gain a glimpse of their daily lives.  By piecing together oral traditions and testimonies, written accounts, and artifacts, we can understand what it was like for a child to grow up in the Midwest.  What was Christmas like for the Nicodemus children?  What

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$15.00 in advance online, $20.00 at the door non-members, $15.00 museum members

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Sandy Spring Museum

17901 Bentley Road, www.sandyspringmuseum.org, Sandy Spring, MD 20860

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    • Wheelchair Access

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