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The Bethel Dukes Branch, Author Talk The Life of Icabod Flewellyn
January 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
The daughter of Icabod Flewellyn – Barbara Flewellyn will discuss his career from a newly published biography. On Mr. Flewellyn who established the first stand-alone museum for the history of Black people, in Cleveland, Ohio in 1953. This is the story of Flewellyn’s struggle to provide knowledge to Blacks of their own history and to build a museum to educate future generations of all people to that history. It relates one man’s vision and his perseverance to make it a reality.