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Hybrid History for Lunch: Beyond the Green Book

Hybrid History for Lunch: Beyond the Green Book

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join the Museum of the Albemarle for a History for Lunch, "Beyond the Green Book: Recovering EC's Historic African-American Businesses." Enjoy a lecture from the comfort of your home or in-person at the museum on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 12 p.m. 

Melissa N. Stuckey, Ph.D., Elizabeth City State University, will present through Project-Based Learning virtually.

The lecture is in conjunction with the Navigating Jim Crow: The Green Book & Oasis Spaces in North Carolina traveling exhibit now on display in our museum. Dr. Stuckey will discuss the two regional businesses, both located in Elizabeth City, that were listed in the Negro Motorist Green Book.

Navigating Jim Crow: The Green Book & Oasis Spaces in North Carolina is a traveling exhibit brough to you by the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission and North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. The project was made possible in part by the Institution of Museum and Library Services. The exhibit will be available for viewing at the Museum of the Albemarle through October 29, 2021.

Dr. Melissa N. Stuckey is assistant professor of African American history at Elizabeth City State University. She is a specialist in early twentieth century black activism and a scholar committed to engaging the public in important conversations about African American history. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and her Ph.D. from Yale University.

The Museum will offer the History for Lunch in-person and through Zoom:

Location
Museum of the Albemarle
501 South Water Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Contact Information
(252) 335-1453

Admission: Free Admission

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