Feb 8

Octavius Catto: Philadelphia’s “Forgotten Hero”



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Catto and his soon-to-be-wife, Caroline Le Count, campaigned aggressively for the desegregation of the transportation network by sitting on the streetcars and refusing to move.



Feb 6

Conversation: Emancipation Proclamation [VIDEO]



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Exhibit Developer Sarah Winski and Registrar Stephanie Weiner share insights and information about the National Constitution Center’s rare printing of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Abraham Lincoln.