Voices of the Civil War

I would love to see more museums and other historical institutions use social media to share lessons learned from visitors.  Here are two short interviews with participants, who attended a talk on the Emancipation Proclamation at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.  They are, indeed, voices of the Civil War – our voices.

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