From: Alabama Department of Archives and History <georgiaann.conner@...>
To: anesuab <anesuab@...>
Sent: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 11:46 am
Subject: Don't miss ArchiTreats this Thursday!
Alabama Department of Archives and History
Join us for
ArchiTreats this Thursday!
John Kvach will present
"The Emancipation Proclamation in Wartime Alabama, 1863"
June 20th at noon
Alabama Power Auditorium
In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing enslaved people in the Confederate States. How did Alabamians find out about the Emancipation Proclamation and how did they react to news and rumors?
Join us Thursday to learn more!
This presentation is in conjunction with the statewide Becoming Alabama initiative.