Lila: Life of a Missouri Slave, "How the Enslaved Celebrated Christmas"

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This is a first person performance highlighting how some masters celebrated Christmas for their slaves. "Lila" is our narrator as she details how her various masters had their own traditions.

Join us as Cultural Preservationist Angela DaSilva brings history alive during this historical presentation. Angela will present from a first person perspective, dressed in a traditional period outfit, to relate what slave life was like during Christmas.

black and white picture of an African American woman in an 1800s cook's dress



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