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Program name: Anne Northup, Wife of Solomon Northup, Overcame Adversity
Program category: History
Literature- Authors
Multicultural- Other
Program length: 1 hour
Audience level: Family
Audience size: 10 - 100
Program description: Solomon Northup was lured into slavery in 1841, and was a slave in Louisiana for 12 years before being rescued. What impact did Northup’s kidnapping have on his wife and family? In Solomon’s absence, the Northup family became a one-income household. This presentation will describe how his wife, Anne, carried on and saw to the needs of their children. Information on her later life will also be given. Black History topic. Fiske is a co-author of Solomon Northup: The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years a Slave.
Space/special requirements:
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $101- $200
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? No
If no, cost per mile: $0.50
Notes about the fee: No travel expenses charged for venues in the Albany/Saratoga/Glens Falls area. Fee is flexible. Contact me.
Other notes: Mr. Fiske is the author of Solomon Northup: His Life Before and After Slavery.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Western
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 08/08/2017
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: David Fiske
Phone: 518-577-4997
Mailing address:
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
E-mail address: info@fiskeresearch.com
Website: http://fiskeresearch.com
   
Previous appearances at: New York State Library, Schenectady County Public Library, Saratoga Springs History Museum, Solomon Northup Day, Saratoga Springs, Rensselaerville Festival of Writers
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/06/2017

 

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