Hosted by History Studio on the Commons

‘Contradictory Place’: Cotton Mills Alongside Anti-Slavery Efforts in Lowell Massachusetts

Wednesday December 7, 2022, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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A screening and discussion with film collaborator Professor Robert Forrant

From the 1830s through the Civil War, many Lowellians from all walks of life engaged in concerted efforts to block the expansion of slavery and helped freedom seekers even when this meant defying federal law. “A Contradictory Place” offers viewers a way to learn about an important, but too often neglected, chapter of our history. Learn more…

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