Thursday, November 9, 2006, 7pm
Book Talk: Emancipating New York: The Politics of Slavery and Freedom, 1777-1827.
Through a blend of cultural and political history, David Gellman shares the story of the abolition of slavery in New York. Focusing on public opinion, he shows how New Yorkers engaged in vigorous debates and engaged in activism as they grappled with the possibility of freeing the state's black population. Book signing. Free ($5 suggested donation). Melville Gallery (213 Water Street between Fulton & Beekman). For more information call 212.748.8568.
South Street Seaport Museum
213 Water Street
New York, New York 10038
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