Please join Evanston Quakers for a “The Story of Black Whalemen and Their Quaker Connection,” by artist and historian Deena Uzzell. A fascinating story of free black men and fugitive slaves who worked in America’s early whaling industry and the Quaker shipowners who employed them.
Sunday March 26th, 2017, 11:30am – 12:30pm, with lunch following
Evanston Friends Meeting is located at 1010 Greenleaf Street, Evanston IL 60202 — corner of Maple and Greenleaf, one block east of the light at Greenleaf and Ridge – parking on the street along Greenleaf, Maple, Oak
Deena Uzzell is a professional artist who has been working in her studio since 2002 creating works in collage and watercolor. She has taught art to students ages 3 to 17 in Chicago, Evanston, Skokie and Wilmette and has co-curated art shows for the Oakland Museum of Contemporary Art, Kenwood Community Exhibit and Meineke & Friends. She has a degree from Dominican University and is a Chicago native.