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Guyette: The Story Of Lincoln Hill
Friday, 03/12/10
By Elise Guyette
To conclude our week of stories about Black Women in Vermont History, writer and commentator Elise Guyette describes the lives of women of color in an early Vermont agricultural community.
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Gerzina: The Story Of Lucy Prince
Thursday, 03/11/10
By Gretchen Gerzina
Next in our series of stories about Black Women in Vermont History, we hear from author and commentator Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, about Lucy Terry Prince - a woman of uncommon eloquence.
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Williamson: The Story Of Two Rachels
Wednesday, 03/10/10
By Jane Williamson
This week, VPR is featuring a series of stories about Black Women in Vermont History. Today, we hear from Jane Williamson of Rokeby Museum, with the story of Two Rachel Robinsons - one white and one black - in pre-Civil War Vermont.
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Beck: The Story Of Daisy Turner
Tuesday, 03/09/10
By Jane Beck
Today, as we continue our series of stories about Black Women in Vermont History, we hear from folklorist and commentator Jane Beck, about master-storyteller Daisy Turner of Grafton, who was herself the child of former slaves.  
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Bittinger: The Story Of Nettie Anderson
Monday, 03/08/10
By Cyndy Bittinger
This week, VPR is presenting a series of stories about Black Women in Vermont History. Today, commentator Cyndy Bittinger writes about Nettie Anderson - the first Black woman to graduate from Middlebury College and the first in the nation to be inducted into the national honor society, Phi Beta Kappa.
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