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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Edna Greene Medford

Edna Greene MedfordEdna Greene Medford is a professor of history at Howard University, where she teaches courses on Jacksonian America, Civil War and Reconstruction, nineteenth-century history, and African American history. She is the author of Lincoln and Emancipation (2015), a coauthor of The Emancipation Proclamation: Three Views (2006), and the editor of Historical Perspectives of the African Burial Ground Project: New York Blacks and the Diaspora (2009). She is also a recipient of a 2009 bicentennial edition of the "Order of Lincoln" for her study of the president and the Civil War era.

Lectures

Video

When Freedom Came: Emancipation and the Question of Timing

This lecture was presented at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in June 2015. Recorded by Kay Gregg, Library Production Coordinator, Access Fort Wayne.


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