Today@UNL | Emancipation documents study reveals rare look into slaves' lives; Parking costs to increase

UNL scholars leading Civil War Washington are (left to right) Susan Lawrence, Kenneth Winkle, Katherine Walter, Kenneth Price, and Elizabeth Lorang.
UNL scholars leading Civil War Washington are (left to right) Susan Lawrence, Kenneth Winkle, Katherine Walter, Kenneth Price, and Elizabeth Lorang.

Emancipation documents study is rare look into slaves' lives

UNL researchers are helping paint a fuller portrait of the slaves in Washington, D.C., how they lived and how emancipation changed their lives. Part of the Civil War Washington digital research project, the work marks the 150th anniversary of the Compensated Emancipation Act. Continue reading…

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University Theatre closes season with madcap romp

Lucy Myrtue and Jessie Tidball star in University Theatre's production of "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940."University Theatre closes out the season with "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940," with shows at 7:30 p.m., April 12-14 and April 18-21 in the Temple Building's Howell Theatre. The production is a wild, comic romp poking fun at aspects of theater and thrillers of the 1930s and 1940s. Continue reading…

Originally published April 12, 2012 - Submit an Item