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African Americans and the Impact of the Great Migration in the North and South
Norwalk Historical Society Museum
Norwalk, CT
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Feb 11, 2018 2:00 PM



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African Americans and the Impact of the Great Migration in the North and South
Sunday, February 11, 2018

2:00pm

Norwalk Historical Society Museum

In honor of Black History Month the Norwalk Historical Society will be hosting a lecture by Dr. Stacey Close entitled: African Americans and the Impact of the Great Migration in the North and South.  The lecture will discuss reasons for the larger migration and also focus on the migrations impact on Connecticut and the nation. Guests can also view the Museums exhibition: Destination Norwalk: African-American Migration from the South, 1940-1970 which highlights the migration of 5 million black Americans from southern states during the "The Second Migration" to urban industrial centers of the North, Midwest and West. Some making their destination Norwalk, Connecticut.

**Please note that the lecture will take place upstairs and seating is limited.

If there is inclement weather, the lecture will be rescheduled for Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2:00pm.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Rev. Dr. Merle Rumble and Rev. Dewitt Stevens, Jr.

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All ticket purchases are non-refundable, except when the event is cancelled or rescheduled by the Norwalk Historical Society.  No credit or refund is available if you do not show up; or if you leave an event early for any reason. No refund will be available if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content.

Cancellations and Schedule Changes:
The Norwalk Historical Society reserves the right to cancel or reschedule an event due to low enrollment, presenter illness, or other circumstances. If the event is cancelled, participants will receive a full refund of their registration fee. If the event is rescheduled, participants will have the option of attending the rescheduled event or receiving a full refund.

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Norwalk Historical Society Museum (View)
141 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851
United States

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Education > Classes

Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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Owner: Norwalk Historical Society
On BPT Since: Oct 02, 2015
 
Norwalk Historical Society
203-846-0525
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