South Dakota Humanities Scholar Joyce Jefferson presents on the life of Betty Blair and the African American homesteaders of the Sully County Colored Colony of the 1880's.
Learn about African American homesteaders of the Sully County Colored Colony, also known as the Blair Colony, from Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Blair’s first-hand account whose family homesteaded, scouted land and settled near Fairbank and Onida, Dakota Territory, 1882.
Joyce Jefferson is a member of the South Dakota Humanities Council Speaker's Bureau. This program is sponsored in part by the South Dakota Humanities Council
Lunch is provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.
Boxed lunches are limited to the first 30 registrants. Sign-up opens on February 1st at 9:00 AM.
Didn't get signed up for a lunch? Bring your own and join us anyways!
AGE GROUP: | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Lecture | Entertainment | Educational | Community Wide | Arts & Culture |
TAGS: | lunch |
|Mon, Mar 20||9:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 21||9:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 22||9:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 23||9:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 24||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Mar 25||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Mar 26||10:00AM to 6:00PM|