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Booker Taliaferro Washington, author, educator, and advisor to Presidents, was perhaps the most prominent leader of the African-American community during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Join Spartanburg County Historical Association and USC Upstate Professor Dr. Andrew Myers on Friday, February 26 12:30-1:30 to learn about Washington’s visits to Spartanburg and his relationships with local citizens. This February edition of the Lunch & Learn lecture series is part of SCHA’s observance of Black History Month.
Dr. Andrew Myers is a Professor of American Studies and History at the University of South Carolina Upstate. He is author of the bookBlack, White & Olive Drab: Racial Integration at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and the Civil Rights Movement. His narrative about the Seventh Cavalry Regiment in the South Carolina Upcountry was published in the essay collection Recovering the Piedmont Past. He is co-editing a second volume of this book, and his research about Booker T. Washington will appear as a chapter.
Lunch & Learns are held in the Callie and John Rainey Conference Room in the Carlos Dupre Moseley building at Chapman Cultural Center. Catered lunches will be available through Palmetto Palate, reserved in advance through our gift shop. Tickets and a limited number of lunches will be available at the door.
$5/ticket only; FREE/SCHA Members
$15/ticket and sandwich or salad box (includes beverage and dessert)
Reserve tickets by clicking here or by callingSpartanburg Regional History Museum at (864) 596-3501 Tuesday–Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.NO RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER 5 P.M. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25.
Spartanburg Regional History Museum’s latest rotating exhibit highlights the Upstate’s rich textile heritage through a combination of panels from the South Carolina State Museum’s traveling exhibit and artifacts from the museum’s own collections as well as items donated specially for this exhibit. Explore the history of textile manufacture in our region from colonial times to the present!
Spartanburg Regional History Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., closed Monday. The museum is located at Chapman Cultural Center, on the second floor of the Carlos Dupre Moseley Building. Admission is free.