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Richard C. Wade Award Ceremony - “Servants and Slaves in Louisville: Race, Ethnicity, and Household Labor in an Antebellum Border City"

The Filson Historical Society

Monday, September 15, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)

Louisville, KY

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Richard C. Wade Award Ceremony

“Servants and Slaves in Louisville: Race,Ethnicity, and Household Labor in an Antebellum Border City"by Stephanie Cole

The editors of Ohio Valley History are pleased to announce that Dr. Stepha­nie Cole is the recipient of the third Richard C. Wade Award for the best article published in the journal in the past two years (volumes 11 and 12).

Dr. Cole, associate professor of history at the University of Texas Arlington, is honored for her article, “Servants and Slaves in Louisville: Race, Ethnicity, and Household Labor in an Antebellum Border City,” which appeared in the Spring 2011 issue.

Dr. Cole received her Ph.D. from The University of Florida. As recipient of the Wade award, she receives a five hundred dollar cash prize and a copy of Richard Wade’s The Urban Frontier, a landmark study of the Ohio Valley.

The award ceremony will take place at The Filson Historical Society on September 15 at 6:00 p.m., where she will discuss the article in addition to receiving the award.

Free for Members; $10 for non-members.  Reservations are required.  Please use EventBrite below to make you reservations, or call The Filson at 502-635-5083.

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The Filson Historical Society
1310 s. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208

Monday, September 15, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)


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