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Mapping Prejudice Transcription Session - The Story of the Tilsenbilt Homes

Wednesday Evening

In Minneapolis, Black entrepreneur Archie Givens recruited developer Edward Tilsen in 1954 to build some of the nation’s first privately developed open housing in the entire United States. Learn about the legacy of Archie Givens while helping us build out the map of racially restrictive covenants! We’re featuring deeds from Dakota County, Minnesota, Anoka County, Minnesota, and from our collaborators in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Our team will walk you through the process step-by-step so that you can join the more than 8,000 volunteers contributing to this project. 

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Mapping Prejudice Transcription Session - The Dred Scott Decision

Wednesday Afternoon

The 1857 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Dred Scott v. Sanford upheld slavery, changing the course of our nation's history forever. Honor this important turning point and learn about this critical history while helping us build out the map of racially restrictive covenants! We’re featuring deeds from Dakota County, Minnesota, Anoka County, Minnesota, and from our collaborators in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Our team will walk you through the process step-by-step so that you can join the more than 8,000 volunteers contributing to this project. 

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Mapping Prejudice Transcription Session - Honoring Prince Albert Honeycutt

Wednesday Evening

Prince Albert Honeycutt organized the first baseball team in Fergus Falls, called the North Star Club, in 1873. He's recognized as the first professional Black baseball player in Minnesota history, but that was only one of his many accomplishments. Learn about this incredible Minnesotan while helping us build out the map of racially restrictive covenants! We’re featuring deeds from Dakota County, Minnesota, Anoka County, Minnesota, and from our collaborators in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Our team will walk you through the process step-by-step so that you can join the more than 8,000 volunteers contributing to this project. 

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