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Tag Archives: Dred Scott Decision 1857
Roundtable 92nd Street Y New York
Groundbreaking A New Vision, St. Louis Old Courthouse
Dred Scott Reconciliation Conference 2022
Join us for a storytelling time of how Sons and Daughters of enslaved and slavers have met in this day and age around unexpected and unplanned circumstances to be the people of this generation to fulfill the hopes and aspirations of their ancestors. Lunch will be provided.
Saturday, October 29, 2022
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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We look forward to seeing you at
The Dred Scott Reconciliation Conference 2022.
First Baptist Church of Ferguson
333 N Florissant
Ferguson, MO 63135
LIFE, TIMES, AND FREEDOM SUITS OF DRED AND HARRIET SCOTT
The Law Library Association of St. Louis is holding a webinar with panelists Judge Stanley Wallach, Former Chief Justice Michael Wolff, Lynne M. Jackson and Judge Heather Cunningham as moderator.
Lawyers can earn CLEs and this program will be open to the public virtually.
Conversations with Kenyatta
This week on Conversations with Kenyatta, Kenyatta D. Berry, author of The Family Tree Toolkit, and host of PBS’ Genealogy Roadshow is joined by Lynne Jackson, President, and Founder of The Dred Scott Heritage Foundation, and descendant of Dred Scott.
This exhibit will be open on the following dates:
|Saturday, Sept. 10||12:00 Noon – 4:00 p.m.|
|Monday, Sept. 12||1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday, Sept. 14||10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, Sept. 18||12:00 Noon – 3:00 p.m.|
|Thursday, Sept. 22||11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday, Sept. 28||1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Friday, Sept. 30||4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.|
Request for special times can be made for groups of 10 or more.
FACES OF DRED SCOTT EXHIBIT
AN ORIGINAL ART EXHIBIT DISPLAYING THE MANY FACES AND DEPICTIONS OF MR. SCOTT
A fun, thoughtful, historical, original and surprising collection of the many depictions of Dred Scott as owned, researched, gifted to and created for descendant Lynne M. Jackson. Sharing not only the old and new but the treasured and personal family piece of the original charcoal drawing of Dred and Harriet and the story behind it.
(The original will be shown only on the 10th)
This exhibit includes a gifted stained glass piece by a master artist, and three (3) specially requested pieces from some very special artists, two of whom will be present. The third will not be present but you will feel their presence.
We are exhilarated to present this unique collection of 30 pieces.
The Exhibit Opens On
Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 12 noon – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Dred Scott Office Center at Chesterfield Mall
at Highway 40 and Clarkson
(Enter main doors next to the Cheesecake Factory, walk straight ahead to exhibit.) Free to the public – Donations accepted and appreciated.
See www.dredscottlives.org for scheduled dates and times on September 6. Request for special times can be made for groups of 10 or more
Freedom Suits Memorial Unveiling, June 20, 2022
The Freedom Suits Memorial was the brain child of Judge David Mason of St. Louis, Missouri. Artist Preston Jackson was commissioned to create a monument celebrating those courageous enslaved ones who dared sue for their freedom and the lawyers who represented them. The event will take place June 20, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. at the Civil Courts Building. The public is invited.
Daughters of Union Veterans Programs and Membership
On May 5, 2021, the Daughters of Union Veterans (DUV) held their national conference in St. Louis, MO. Lynne Jackson was the luncheon speaker. To her surprise, she was given an honorary membership to the DUV nominated by Joan Koechig and given by Dr. Sandra K. Millin, National President. The event was held at the Hilton Frontenac. From that she was invited by Carol Comp, President Oklahoma Department to the Oklahoma Department DUVCW Convention. On May 21, 2022 she will be the guest speaker in Oklahoma City with Tent President, Lauri Womack.. The DUV have chapters around the country and welcome membership to any whose ancestors are vetted to have fought in the Union for the Civil War. Many women who are DUV are also DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) from whom Ms. Jackson has received 3 awards for sharing the history and having now a long standing relationship with these organizations going back to the first meeting in Chesterfield, MO in 2007.