Chicago youth group tours Selma Alabama, the bedrock of the Civil Rights Movement with FWA Family History Society.
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HANDS ON HISTORY
"Deeds not words" William Edwards founded Snowhill Institute in 1893 after graduating from Tuskegee Institute.
Cherry Bell Williams granddaughter of an ex-slave built her log cabin school on the Dannon & Banks Plantation, (Clarksdale,Ark.) with her colleagues and students.
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Professor William Edwards, picture hung in his library of his home, Snowhill Alabama.
Cherry Bell Williams. sitting far left, in front of school. Clarksdale, Arkansas
The schooner Clotilde arrived in Mobile,Alabama when Slavery was abolished and importation by the Federal Government was outlawed.  Under the devised plans of the Meaher brothers,they  made a bet that they could get one more cargo of slaves in the U.S.  The cargo was CUDJOE, his family, and other Africans from their native land. The results were not what the Meaher brothers had in mind. LULA ELLIS tells FWA about present day Africa Town, the residence of Cudjoe and his descendants.
Hardy Dulaney, A Confederate Soldier
Play Ball, Negro League Baseball players
Ms. Dump, Tuskegee Alabama famous midwife
Peter Lee, Alabama's emancipated craftsman
What's My Secret? Harriet Wright, 101 year old Birmingham                             resident tells her secret to longevity.
                           
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This Gallery is courtesy photo, audio, and video by Hands on History.
Lula Ellis, descent of Cudjoe tell FWA her story in Selma, Alabama
EDMUND PETTUS BRIDGE, Selma, AL