Events in February 2013
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summary: Marcus Rediker, Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University of Pittsburgh, will be speaking about his new book, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom. Book signing to follow.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Directions to this location: Allegheny
Summary: Come join us as we look into the historical debate surrounding quilting and its significance in relation to the Underground Railroad. Also, create your own quilt square and combine it with other teens!
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main
Summary: An introduction to JewishGen.org that will review basic navigation and search techniques and explore some of the research helps available for anyone delving into their Jewish or European ancestry.
Summary: Investigate places that were vital on the path to freedom and the people who were instrumental in the Abolitionist Movement. Participants will create a handmade book giving them the opportunity to express their interpretation of these historical events.
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