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Glass negative shows group of seven

The Department of the Interior In the Age of the Civil War
 
Dates: 06/05/2013
Time:  1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Location:  Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, Rachel Carson Room (near basement cafeteria)
 
Summary: Robert Sutton, Chief Historian of the National Park Service will discuss the Interior’s role in western expansion, Indian Affairs, the resettlement of freedmen, and African slave trade suppression.
 
Fees: Free
 
Details: The Department of the Interior’s Creation was an attempt to handle the increasing challenges of an expanding nation. Robert Sutton, Chief Historian of the National Park Service will discuss the Interior’s role in western expansion, Indian Affairs, the resettlement of freedmen, and African slave trade suppression.

Special Assistance – For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.

U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20240
For more information call Diana Ziegler (202) 208-4743
www.doi.gov/interiormuseum

 
 
Contact: Diana Ziegler
 
Email: Diana_Ziegler@ios.doi.gov
 
Phone: 202-208-4743
 
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