The Jack Spinners of North Kingstown: Free Black Labor, White Bosses, and Slave Cloth

Peter Fay will speak on employee race relations in North Kingstown after the end of slavery and how North Kingstown incorporated the newly freed people of color into the textile mills. The racial choices that were made a century ago continue to echo in today’s Rhode Island. Registration preferred.

Date: 
09/27/2017 - 6:30pm