Emancipation Proclamation: Eric Foner & Julie Golia in Conversation at Brooklyn Historical Society

Wednesday, December 4, 6:30 p.m.
FREE, BHS Library

Join Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner and BHS Public Historian Julie Golia as they discuss one of the most prominent artifacts in BHS’s collection: the Emancipation Proclamation. A document that continues to resonate 150 years after its signing, the Emancipation Proclamation has profoundly influenced the social and political landscape of our country and has had a evolving role in our collective American consciousness. Offered in connection with BHS’ exhibition of our original copy of this foundational document.