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SAU Public History students create
Emancipation Proclamation display

Public History Display on the Emancipation Proclamation

Library Resources Coordinator Tom Waage, far left, reviews the mock-up of a display commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation's 150th year as the public history students look on.

 

Laurinburg, N.C. - In January 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the historic act, the students in the Public History program at St. Andrews University put together a display for DeTamble Library on the campus.

“As we thought about what story to tell, we decided we wanted to present the truth about the Emancipation that most people don’t realize,” said freshman Stuart Marshall. “Everyone thinks of President Lincoln as the ‘Great Emancipator,’ and he was, but his decision was not made so easily and his views about slavery and civil rights changed many times leading up to the actual Proclamation.”

Marshall worked with his brother Dalton, Alex Smith and Dara Corbett to put together the truth telling display that will be put up on the first floor of DeTamble Library beginning this week and running through March.

"The project required a very detailed research process," said Dalton Marshall. "Because of the controversy over the topic, from the time period to now, there is a varied field of opinions and angles of presentation, which creates a challenge in sorting the truth from the bias paired with it. A large part of the topic, its development, and even Lincoln, have been suppressed. Many texts that are accepted as whole truth have conveniently left out information."

Stuart Marshall agrees, “Many people are quick to claim that the American Civil War was about slavery, and it was partly, yet at the war’s outbreak Lincoln claimed he only wanted to restore the Union and, if he had to, would leave slavery alone. We wanted to tell the story of the actual people the Emancipation affected, and their struggle as they transitioned from slaves to citizens. We hope everyone will stop by DeTamble Library and take a look at our research.”

About St. Andrews University

St. Andrews is a student and teaching-focused University which offers a broad range of undergraduate majors in a curriculum that is global in scope and practical in its application. St. Andrews has added a first graduate level program with a Masters in Business Administration. The quality of the St. Andrews educational experience has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and GI Jobs among others. In addition to its academic programs, the University has an acclaimed university press, men’s and women’s athletic teams, a nationally competitive equestrian program, and an award-winning pipe band. St. Andrews is a branch of Webber International University, Florida. Further information may be obtained by visiting the University’s website http://www.sa.edu, calling 800-763-0198, or sending an e-mail to info@sapc.edu.

 

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