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Northfield Public Library

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Northfield Public Library
210 Washington St
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Date

Jun 11 2022
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Time

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Nancy Silcox on Samuel Wilbert Tucker and the 1939 Alexandria Library Sit-In

Nancy Silcox will offer a presentation about Samuel W. Tucker, a twenty-six-year-old African American lawyer who organized a sit-in in 1939 to protest the whites-only policy in the public library in Alexandria, Virginia.