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Sponsorships for 2013 Engel Talk Available

Please consider sponsoring Elliot Engel’s talk on The Vanderbilts: All of Them on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the Long View Center at 118 South Person Street, Raleigh NC 27601. Sponsors for Dr. Engel’s performance received invitations to a special pre-talk reception where they could meet the speaker! Their names were included on the invitation to the talk, on the program, and on special sign boards displayed in the Long View Center the evening of the event.

Sponsor levels began at $250 for the Biltmore level which included two tickets to the performance and reception and a contribution of $150. At the $500 Newport level, donors received 2 tickets and made a contribution of $400. The $1,000 Hyde Park level included 4 tickets and an $800 contribution. The deadline to purchase a sponsorship that ensured your name on the invitation was Thursday, January 10, 2013. If you would like to download a form to purchase a sponsorship, please click here: sponsor_form_Engel_talk_2013_01_02.doc

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Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…