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Film: “Earl Ijames’s Colored Confederates and U.S. Colored Troops”

when: Oct. 8, 2015

The JLMH is proud to present a documentary film and Q &A with Earl Ijames on “Earl Ijames’s Colored Confederates and U.S. Colored Troops” on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7 pm at the Visitors Center of the Joel Lane Museum House at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. Admission is $16 for the general public and $11 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society. Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, and advanced payment is required. Please go to the Eventbrite web site to purchase tickets by clicking here. Be sure to include the names of all in your party; nametags will serve as tickets. Tickets are non-refundable unless we must cancel the event.

Don’t miss this documentary about the history of Civil War-era Blacks who, determined to secure their freedom, aligned themselves with both the Union and the Confederacy. Join us for this 75-minute inspiring film followed by an engaging conversation with Mr. Ijames who wrote and produced the film.

Earl Ijames is curator at the NC Museum of History and has many years’ experience working in the NC Office of Archives and History. He is also a long-time farmer, and he and his wife moved a Victorian ranch house from Zebulon NC to Wendell NC.


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Visiting the Joel Lane House was like going back in time.  Thank you so much for showing us the house of Joel Lane.  Its interesting to see how the founder of Wake County lived.

Kayla