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Apologies for duplicate messages.

Reminder:

The Center for Research on Vermont is one of the cosponsors of "Buffalo 
Soldier Contributions, 10th U.S. Cavalry Regiment," which will be 
presented by author and historian Frank Schubert on Wednesday, February 
27, 2008. The free, public event will be held at the University of 
Vermont from 6:30 to 8 pm, in the Sugar Maple Room, 400 Davis Center.

 From 1909 until 1913, the 10th Cavalry Regiment made up of
African-American enlisted men and white officers, was stationed at Fort
Ethan Allen in Colchester, Vt. The 10th was one of four regiments made
up of African-American soldiers known as "buffalo soldiers."

A flier for the event is attached. You may also download it at
<http://www.uvm.edu/~vtbufalo>.

In conjunction with the event, UVM Special Collections and descendants
of some of the Buffalo Soldiers who remained in the area are sponsoring
an exhibit from February 4 through March 7, on the main floor of
Bailey/Howe Library. On display are panels telling the history of the
10th Cavalry prior to coming to Fort Ethan Allen, their time here, and
where they went when they left. Many of the photographs and personal
items are on display for the first time. For more information about the
exhibit, please contact Special Collections at 802-656-2138. For
information about the event itself, please contact Rose Mary Graveline
at <[log in to unmask]> or x6-3888.

In addition, Dr. Schubert was interviewed on Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
on 1/21/08, about African American experiences in Vermont, specifically,
African American soldiers in Vermont. To listen to the interview, point
your browser to the VPR Web site at <http://vpr.net/episode/42808/>.


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Kristin Peterson-Ishaq
Coordinator, Center for Research on Vermont
        and Vermont Studies Program
University of Vermont
589 Main Street, Nolin House
Burlington, VT  05401-3439
Email: <[log in to unmask]>; Telephone: 802-656-8363
Fax: 802-656-8518; Web site: <www.uvm.edu/~crvt>