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Exploring the Legacy with Rosalyn Delores Elder

Exploring the Legacy with Rosalyn Delores Elder

Join Rosalyn Delores Elder, author of Exploring the Legacy: People and Places of Significance, which is a history of the contributions of African Americans to Massachusetts state history and a guide to the 742 sites around the state that signify the histories of important individuals and events.  Learn about Onesimus, whose knowledge led to the development of inoculations to fight small pox in 1721; Belinda Royall who filed the first successful reparations lawsuit in 1783; and Jan Matzeliger's invention of a shoe lasting machine in 1883 which led to the mass production of shoes.

 

 

 

About the speaker: Rosalyn Delores Elder is a registered architect, entrepreneur, author, and artist. She received her B.A. Degree in Art History from the University of Memphis, her M. Arch. Degree from the University of Washington, and her M. Arch. in Urban Design Degree from Harvard University. In addition to her architectural practice, Ms. Elder founded and operated Treasured Legacy, an African American cultural boutique at Copley Place from 1992 to 1998. From 1998 until 2012, she cofounded and operated Jamaicaway Books, a multi-cultural bookstore.

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Date:
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Categories:
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Event Organizer

Jessica Fitzhanso

978-256-5521 x1115
jfitzhanso@chelmsfordlibrary.org

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