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2:00 pm

“Illegal Freedom and Illegal Slavery” with Professor Ken Aslakson

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Union College professor Ken Aslakson will discuss antebellum New York, home to some of the time period's most well-known runaway slaves. No person of African descent was ever completely secure in their freedom. Even those born free were susceptible to … Continue reading

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