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African American History in the Badger State

African American History in the Badger State

Record date: Feb 21, 2017

Michael Edmonds, Director of Programs and Outreach at the Wisconsin Historical Society, explores the history of African Americans in Wisconsin beginning with the fur trade era of the 1720s. Edmonds shares stories of African Americans who were brought to the state as slaves and others who came as freemen.

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