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October 2018

“Last Seen”: Finding Family after Slavery

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Addlestone Library, Room 227, 205 Calhoun Street
Charleston, 29401 United States
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      October 17 | 6:00 p.m. | Addlestone Library Room 227 | FREE   "Last Seen": Finding Family after Slavery¬†offers researchers a tool for telling family stories of separation and survival during slavery, emancipation, and the Civil War. It offers easy access to digitized "Information Wanted" advertisements placed in newspapers by former slaves and United States Colored Troops searching for family members lost by sale, flight, or enlistment.¬† The ads mention family members, often by name, but also…

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Southern Foodways featuring Dr. Psyche Williams Forson

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Addlestone Library, 360, 205 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29424 United States
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October 23 | 6:00 p.m. | Addlestone Library Room 360 | FREE This discussion will provide the audience a historical outlook of the Lowcountry region and its relationship to as was well as denoting the challenges and solutions. The speakers will be a representative of local farmers, scholars, and chefs, who will bring their perspectives on foodways, water, social justice, and sustainability.

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