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Library event to focus on local black history
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Magness Library will be celebrating Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements of black Americans, this Tuesday, Feb. 18.The event will focus on local black history, including unveiling photos from the Beasley-Brady-Hughes Archives and a library request for the public’s help in identifying the unidentified people who are pictured.“We will have some never-before-seen pictures,” said library director Brad Walker. “We just identified one of them as being an Odd Fellows picture. I never knew there was a black Odd Fellow from the 1930s and 1940s.