Untold African American Stories
A Road Scholar Program by Mary Frances
Oct 28, 2023
Open to the public
Mary will give a brief story about each one of the ten large images of African Americans in her presentation and encourage audience engagement about how they feel and think about the images.
Image: In 1903, Lt. Col. James H. Johnson (first row, left) and Col. John R. Marshall (first row, center) pose with staff and color guard at Camp Lincoln as part of the Illinois National Guard’s 8th Illinois Infantry. Marshall was a stonemason from Chicago who governed, rebuilt, and restored San Luis, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War. (Courtesy of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum)