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March 14, 2013

'Harriet Wilson Project'

KINGSTON — The Kingston Community Library is pleased to announce it has received a grant from the NH Humanities Council to present “The Harriet Wilson Project: Harriet Wilson’s Our Nig” on Tues., March 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Harriet Wilson, the first African American to publish a novel in the U.S., grew up in Milford before the Civil War. Accompanied by a collaborator from the Harriet Wilson Project, scholar Barbara White introduces the book and facilitates discussion. Come discover this self told story of life in New Hampshire as a free African American bound as an indentured servant during the American Civil War. This program is free and open to the public.

For more information please call the Kingston Community Library at 642-3521 or visit their website, www.kingston-library.org.

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