South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society

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Dr. Boles Speaks About Slavery At SouthArk

Dr. John Boles of Rice University spoke to a crowd of 40 people at SouthArk on March 20, 2014.  The lecture discussed slavery in the American South and how different generations of historians have interpreted the institution and the people held in bondage.  The lecture was co-sponsored by SouthArk and the SAHF and was free and open to the public.  Funding was provided by the Arkansas Humanities Council.