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Little Cities of Black Diamonds Virtual Week
October 5 @ 7:00 pm - October 10 @ 8:00 pmdonation
A WEEK OF VIDEOS, PICTURES AND SONGS FEATURING THE LITTLE CITIES REGION IN THE 1920’s
Log on to www.lcbdohio.org for more information and to see the following videos debuting at 7:00pm each night.
Monday, October 5 • The Tecumseh Theater
We’ll feature the history of Shawnee and its historic theater on Main Street, including a video tour Tecumseh Theater’s upper floors.
Tuesday, October 6 • The Decline of Coal
Learn about the changes that impacted our region in the 1920s, when coal mines left and the labor movement stood strong.
Wednesday, October 7 • Women’s Suffrage
We’ve heard the national perspective, but how did the women’s suffrage movement affect the Little Cities? We’ll explore the impact of this monumental event on our own communities.
Thursday, October 8 • Race and Racism in the Little Cities
We’re taking a deep look at the history of race and racism in our region. From the presence of the Klan to the many ethnic communities, find out how our race relationships have made us who we are today.
Friday, October 9 • The Prohibition Era
Everybody loves a good moonshining story. Learn how Straitsville Special spread far and wide in the era of prohibition.
Saturday, October 10 • Songs of the 1920s
Our final night spotlights folk music in our region with new performances from local musicians.
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