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Brown Bag Lunch Series June 12

The Story of Owen Lovejoy: Congregational Pastor-Politician and Ant-Slavery Activist

"His Brother's Blood" coverOwen Lovejoy and his brother Elijah, who was killed by a pro-slavery mob in Alton, Illinois, were leading figures in the fight against slavery. Join authors Bill and Jane Ann Moore, who edited the award-winning book, His Brother's Blood: The Speeches and Writings of Owen Lovejoy, 1838-64, for some lively lunchtime conversation about Lovejoy's career and legacy.

Tuesday, June 12 - 12:00-1:00 PM. Free and open to the public. Please bring your lunch.

Questions -- call 617-523-0470.