Posts Tagged ‘Black History’
From a Confederate wartime hospital, to our nation’s first hospital exclusively for mentally ill African Americans, discover the story of Central State.
Historian Craig Swenson will discuss the turbulent process of securing medical care for mentally ill African Americans after the Civil War.
One of the only African American woman memoirists from the Civil War, Taylor chronicles her role as a laundress, cook, and nurse for the 33rd USCT.
Explore what contraband camps were really like and how former slaves and Union soldiers warily united to forge a new version of citizenship.