Book & Author: Slavery in Illinois: Slave Owners, Abolitionists, and the Underground Railroad

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Sunday May 19

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2:00 PM  –  3:30 PM

Hear about efforts to aid escaping slaves in Illinois. Darrel Dexter, author of Bondage in Egypt: Slavery in Illinois; and Owen Muelder, author of The Underground Railroad in Western Illinois, discuss slave owners, abolitionists, and their roles. Charles Bethea, Director of Curatorial Affairs, Chicago History Museum, will moderate.