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African American History in the Badger State

Special | 42m 22s

Michael Edmonds, Director of Programs and Outreach at the Wisconsin Historical Society, explores the history of African Americans in Wisconsin beginning with the fur trade era of the 1720s. Edmonds shares stories of African Americans who were brought to the state as slaves and others who came as freemen.

Aired: 02/21/17

Rating: TV-G

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