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History Lunch Break: Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown & Her Legacies
August 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pmFree
Educator Charlotte Hawkins Brown established the Palmer Memorial Institute in 1902. Over the next half century she would make it into a leading preparatory school for African American students. Glenn Perkins talks with Lacey Wilson, Site Manager at Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum, about Dr. Brown’s influence on the suffrage movement and the State Historic Site that shares her story.
Lacey Wilson, the Site Manager of the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum and Historic Site, is a graduate of the UNC Greensboro Museum Studies masters program and received her BA from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Previously she was a Historic Interpreter in Savannah at the Owens Thomas House and Slave Quarters, where she represented her site in the New York Times and on NPR’s A1.
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History Lunch Break comes to you live most Fridays with conversations on all kinds of history with all kinds of interesting people. Visit the episode archive on the GHM YouTube channel
Photo courtesy Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum