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Curatorial Conversations: Before the Cattle Run: Enslaved and Free Black Cowboys

November 14, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

November 14, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 7:15 pm

Join Ronald Davis, curator of the exhibition Black Cowboys, in exploring the use of enslaved labor on ranches and plantations in the U.S. South. He will trace the labor of enslaved herds people from Colonial South Carolina to Texas until the Civil War and their lived experiences. Davis will also share about the closing of the cattle drive and how cowboys are remembered in popular culture. $5; free for Museum members. Pre-registration requested.

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