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Book Lecture with Dr. Jeff Forret - "Williams' Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and His Cargo of Black Convicts"

Date:
February 18, 2020
Time:
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Category:
Events
Location:
Reaud Event Space, Reaud Administration Building
Details:

Lamar History Professor Jeff Forret will discuss his just-released book, Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and His Cargo of Black Convicts, where he "masterfully reconstructs the story of twenty-seven enslaved convicts to create a compelling portrait of the economy, society, and politics of the Old South.”

Sponsored by the Center for History & Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast.


Contact:
Ree Stelly
409-880-8036
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