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Life and Times: Segregation in Salina

Event Type: Featuring History

Date: 09-05-2019 -- 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: 8th & Iron, Salina
Address: 211 West Iron Ave
Salina, Ka 67401

Email: museum@salina.org
Phone: 785-309-5776

Event Website: www.smokyhillmuseum.org


FREE EVENT!!

Info: Take an in-depth look at the lives of African- Americans in Salina during segregation. Join Marie Johnson as she uses firsthand accounts and historical documentation to describe the racial discrimation and how the African-American community responded.  She’ll also discuss life after that era faded away and how it has impacted African-Americans in the Salina community today. Johnson is a local historian, graduate of Bethany College, a veteran and has written award winning historical scholarly papers. The Smoky Hill Museum hosts this free presentation on Thursday, September 5 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The Smoky Hill Museum is a nationally accredited history museum, in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas. This FREE museum is open Tuesday-Friday 12-6 and Saturday 10-5. Also, be sure to stop by the Museum Store for a wide variety of regional and Kansas products, local artwork and gifts for all ages. For needed accommodations, please call Nona Miller at 309-5776 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Every effort will be made to accommodate known disabilities. For material or speech access, please call at least 5 working days prior to the event.