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Added Feb 17 2018

History professor Kendra Field's new book "Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War" tells the story of the post-Civil War migration by African Americans to Indian Territory. #BlackHistoryMonth

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Date published
February 17, 2018
    In Search of a More Free Place
    When Kendra Field was growing up in New Jersey, her grandmother told her stories about her own grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Brown, an African American who migrated from the U.S. South to Indian Territory-current-day Oklahoma-in 1870 in search of a more free place.

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