433 Newberry St SW, Aiken, SC 29801
Sunday,June 13th, 2021, 3:00 PM
Lecture Title: African American Stories from Turn of the Century – The Seawright-Ellison and Thompson Families by Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr.
South Carolina African American Confederate Pensioners This session explores the reasons why South Carolina used African American labor during the war; the diverse roles of African American labor during the war; SC approval of Confederate pensions for African Americans; notable features of the pension application; and notable South Carolina African American Confederate Pensioners. The session […]
Join us during Black History Month Saturday February 12th, 2022 at the Aiken Center For The Arts to learn about the amazing stories of two Aiken County African American families whose history goes back to slavery, the Reconstruction Era, the Civil Rights Movement, and the rise of African American gospel music featuring legendary gospel artist […]
Join me on next Sunday, March 20th, at 3pm for my presentation: “How to Write Your Family History: The Narrative History Approach sponsored by the Lower Richland Heritage & Genealogical Society! The event will be on Zoom! Click on the link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZYtceqprzgsHNUpJlTQud9YZEIIB...
Join Dr. Curry for a conversation on his book, The Thompson Family: Untold Stories from The Past (1830-1960) at the Baxter-Patrick James Island Library at 1 PM on April 16. This is the first of a series of talks in partnership with the International African American Museum! There will books for sale and you can […]