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African American Oral histories

Dec 14, 2010

 

Presidential museum to house oral histories from local African-Americans - Springfield, IL - The State Journal-Register

By PETE SHERMAN (pete.sherman@sj-r.com) THE STATE JOURNAL-REGISTER
Posted Dec 09, 2010 @ 08:27 PM Last update Dec 10, 2010 @ 05:51 AM

Recordings and transcripts of oral histories collected from Springfield African-American residents are now available online at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum's website.