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Staten Island Museum & CSI Present: Was There an Underground Railroad on Staten Island?

Sat. Feb. 23, 2013 —  9:30am  -  1:00pm

Staten Island Museum & CSI Present A History Round Table
– Was there an underground railroad on Staten Island?

The panel will discuss Abolitionists in New York , the
underground Railroad on Staten Island, and how historians
appraise primary sources and assert discoveries, if oral histories
tell stories that go untold and why assiduous research is the key
to discovery.

Moderator: Professor Catherine
Lavender, Ph.D, Director of the American Program, CUNY, College
of Staten Island.

Discussion/Panelists include:
–Professor Robert
Fanuzzi, Ph.D, St. John’s College of Arts and Sciences, The Anti-
Slavery Movement
–Debbie-Ann Paige, MA Independent
Scholar
–Professor Howard Wiener, PhD, CSI Department of
History, CUNY, College of Staten Island
–Professor Calvin
Holder, Ph.D, Director of the African American Studies Program,
CUNY, College of Staten Island
–Professor John Dixon, Ph.D,
CSI Department of History, CUNY, College of Staten Island.

This FREE event is open to the public.

Details

When: Sat. Feb. 23, 2013 —  9:30am  -  1:00pm
Admission: Free
Location: Center for the Arts – Recital Hall
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island
Phone: 718 727 1135
Website: http://StatenIslandMuseum.org

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