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“Black Pioneers of Washington Territory”
WhenTuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
WhereHaynes' Hall at McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011
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Professor Taylor will discuss the debate over slavery in the region, George Bush, the earliest prominent black 19th-century settler, as well as African Americans who came to Seattle, Spokane, Yakima and other locations during the territorial period (up to 1889).

Speaker Quintard Taylor is the Scott and Dorothy Bullitt Professor of American History at the University of Washington.

Quintard Taylor

The University of Washington Bothell is partnering with McMenamins Anderson School to present Pub Night Talks — a monthly series of talks by experts from UW Bothell and around the local community.

These talks are held the last Tuesday evening of each month at McMenamins Anderson School in downtown Bothell. Doors open at 6 pm. Talks begin at 7 p.m. and are followed by Q&A.

All talks are free and open to the public. All ages welcome!

Advanced registration is optional and does not include reserved seating. All seating is first come, first served.

To learn about other events from the History Department of McMenamins, go to mcmenamins.com/history.

SpeakerQuintard Taylor, Scott and Dorothy Bullitt Professor of American History at the University of Washington
Event sponsorsUW Bothell Office of Advancement & External Relations and McMenamins History Department
Event typesLectures/Seminars
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