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August 27, 2022 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Mary Frances, documentarian and independent historian, and Beverly Helm-Renfro, daughter of professional photographer Doc Helm, searched institutional and individual collections of photographs depicting the history of black life in Springfield. The result is their new book, African Americans in Springfield. The Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum is proud to welcome former Board member, Mary Frances and co-author, Beverly Helm-Renfro back to the museum for a discussion and signing of their new book, which will be available for purchase.