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Stick 'Em Up

Though the term "Stick 'Em Up" is widely used in Western films, it wasn't actually coined until the 1930s. A robber would call out, “Stand and Deliver" when stopping a stage coach in the Old West.

The Middle Passage: 1699

Date: May, 17th 2013 10:30 am - 10:45 am

Taken from the memoir of James Barbot, the part-owner and “supercargo” of the slave ship The Albion-Frigate, this is an account of the harrowing “middle passage.” It is also a frank look at the slave trade of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.*****

Location
1st Floor Theater