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Great Migration And What They Brought With Them Exhibit Opening 

When: Sat., May 16, 11 a.m. 2009
All are welcome to attend the opening ceremonyof the Great Migration exhibit May 16 at 11amThe event is FREEThe Bronzeville Historical Society will display photos documents artifacts and memorabilia donated to their care by Black Migrants to ChicagoThe International Society of Sons and Daughters of Slave Ancestry will exhibit former slaves who came to Chicago in a heritage quilt Biographies will compliment this never seen combined collection The Pullman State Historic Site and the Swahili Institute are also exhibit project partners Anticipate an exciting drumming performance by Simba Tayari of Swahili Institute Exhibition Opening Remarks will be made by noted historian Professor Christopher Reed This is an event you do not want to missHonor with us more than 150 years of African American Ancestry in ChicagoBlack Migration stories will be recorded from 1pm to 2pmPullman State Historic Site is open 11am 3pm dailyuntil October 2009Call 773 2919115 for group reservationsEmail sherrybronzevillehistoricalsocietycom



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