Project 2-3-1 : two boxcars, three blocks, one city : a story of Elgin's African American heritage /

"Two Boxcars. On October 15, 1862, two boxcars carrying 110 "contraband" (slaves freed during the Civil War), arrived in Elgin, Illinois. These refugees of war made Elgin their home. Three Blocks. Many of the ex-slaves built homes in the three block area on Elgin's northeast side...

Full description

Saved in:
Other Authors: Broadnax, Ernie, (Producer, Screenwriter), Broxham, Phil, (Film editor, Screenwriter)
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published: [Elgin, Illinois] : [Elgin History Museum], [2015]
Subjects:
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!