TCHA Presents: Who was Lafayette Education Leader, Sterling McElwaine?

522 Columbia Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
  • Presented By: Tippecanoe County Historical Association
  • Dates: November 12, 2021
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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Take a look back to the early days before school integration in Lafayette, IN by learning about the history of Lincoln School, the school for black children operating in the early 1900’s. Parallel with the life of Sterling E. McElwaine, its first principal, hear stories of Lincoln School and its students through an interpretative portrayal by Jos N. Holman. Mr. Holman serves as the County Librarian for the Tippecanoe County Public Library. He first studied the life of Dr. McElwaine for a Juneteenth presentation. Attendees will enjoy hearing insightful stories of Lafayette history. This program is co-sponsored by the General de Lafayette Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

Presented by Jos N. Holman, County Librarian for the Tippecanoe County Public Library