LHS Presents: History of Lawnside & the Underground Railroad @ Camden County Library – Haddon Twp Branch

Lawnside Historical Society members Linda Shockley, Muneerah Higgs and Jacqueline Miller Bentley will speak on the History of Lawnside and the Underground Railroad at the Haddon Township, Bellmawr, and Gloucester Township branches of the Camden County Library for Black History Month. The programs are free. Mrs. Shockley is president of the Society, Mrs. Higgs and […]

LHS Monthly Meeting: Civil Rights – Sitting In and Standing Up

Margaret Taylor shares her story of protest, arrest and jail during the Civil Rights Movement in her native North Carolina. After graduating from Shaw University, she headed to Ohio to work. She continued to contend against discrimination and inequality, relocating to New Jersey where she taught high school for 32 years. To register for this […]

LHS Presents: History of Lawnside & the Underground Railroad @ Camden County Library – Bellmawr Branch

Lawnside Historical Society members Linda Shockley, Muneerah Higgs and Jacqueline Miller Bentley will speak on the History of Lawnside and the Underground Railroad at the Haddon Township, Bellmawr, and Gloucester Township branches of the Camden County Library for Black History Month. The programs are free. Mrs. Shockley is president of the Society, Mrs. Higgs and […]

LHS Presents: History of Lawnside & the Underground Railroad @ Camden County Library – Gloucester Branch

Lawnside Historical Society members Linda Shockley, Muneerah Higgs and Jacqueline Miller Bentley will speak on the History of Lawnside and the Underground Railroad at the Haddon Township, Bellmawr, and Gloucester Township branches of the Camden County Library for Black History Month. The programs are free. Mrs. Shockley is president of the Society, Mrs. Higgs and […]

LHS Monthly Meeting: Stories from Black History We All Should Know

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Rann Miller, author of "Resistance Stories from Black History for Kids: Inspiring People and Events Every Kid Should Know," will speak on the importance of instilling Black History in children. He is an educator, consultant, frequent speaker and essayist. He teaches Advanced Placement U.S. History at Camden's Promise Academy Charter High School. and directs Diversity, Equity and […]

LHS Monthly Meeting: History Moments & Remembering Jessie Redmon Fauset

Happy Poetry Month! Remembering Jessie Redmon Fauset. History Moment with Shamele Jordon, the Green Book Project, Along Freedom's Journey and a Community History grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Registration is required. To register for this meeting - click below

LHS Presentation with Historian Showcases Newspapers by 1964 Freedom School Students

Join us for this special LHS presentation with Dr. William Sturkey, History Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, as he discusses his book, "To Write in the Light of Freedom: The Newspapers of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Schools." His book showcases newspapers published by Black children who learned civics, politics, and history, curriculum that helped […]

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