02/03/2013Location: Education Center Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: No fee Contact Name: Merrith Baughman Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 402-223-3514
Homestead National Monument of America will observe Black History Month with a special program by University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Dr. Kenneth Winkle on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Education Center. He will be speaking about the impacts of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, continuing the program he gave at the monument on December 30, 2012 on the Emancipation Proclamation.
Dr. Kenneth Winkle, the Thomas C. Sorensen Professor of American History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a distinguished scholar of 19thCentury American History, with a special emphasis on President Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. Dr. Winkle's expertise will provide visitors with an excellent look at the development of the 13th Amendment and the immediate and enduring impacts it has had on the United States.