Join Jessica Bandel from the North Carolina Office of Archives and History to discuss her newly released book, North Carolina and the Great War, 1914-1918. A reception and book signing will follow the talk.
Join us for a Backcountry Beer Fest featuring local breweries, live music and food trucks. A corn-hole tournament, Charlotte and soccer trivia contests and home site tours are among the included festivities!
Silver Star Community, Inc. and Charlotte Museum of History present a dinner and presentation by Stephanie Deutsch. Ms. Deutsch, whose husband is a great-grandson of Julius Rosenwald, will discuss the inspiring story of the partnership between Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald to provide schools for the African American community in the South in the early twentieth century.
This program will benefit the restoration of the Siloam Rosenwald School, relocate and install it at the Charlotte Museum of History, creation of an exhibition on Charlotte and Mecklenburg County's African American history, and provide an endowment to maintain the building. Please register at http://charlottemuseum.org/Register.asp.
Silver Star Community, Inc. and Charlotte Museum of History present a dinner and presentation by Stephanie Deutsch and Marshall Washington-Cabiness Abuwi. Ms. Deutsch, whose husband is a great-grandson of Julius Rosenwald, has written a book titled You Need a Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South. Mr. Abuwi will discuss the legacy of his great-grandfather, Dr. Booker T. Washington.
A cocktail reception from 6:00 – 7:00 will be followed by dinner and the speakers. This program will benefit the restoration of the Siloam School.