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“A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur’s Struggle for Purpose” — A Java Jolt Lecture and Book-signing | News Release | City of Alexandria

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“A CIVIL LIFE IN AN UNCIVIL TIME” JAVA JOLT LECTURE

September 16, 2017

Alexandria Archaeology Museum

105 North Union Street, #327

Please note time correction-10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Friends of Alexandria Archaeology (FOAA) and Alexandria Archaeology Museum are hosting a free Java Jolt lecture in honor of Paula Whitacre’s new book, A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur’s Struggle for Purpose. Whitacre will discuss the monumental task by Alexandria Archaeology volunteers of transcribing more than 1,800 pages of the abolitionist’s diaries, the compelling stories of 19th century Alexandria that were revealed, and how she based her biography of Wilbur on the diaries and other primary sources. A book signing will follow the lecture. This event is free and open to the public. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Reservations are required. Email archaeology@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.4399.


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