When New York Was A Frontier
October 7, 3:45 PM-5:45 PM

Chair
Elaine Forman Crane, Professor, History, Fordham University

New York City Blacks in the Eighteenth Century
Penny Sonnenburg, PhD Candidate, History, East Tennessee State University

The Taming of the Bronx Frontier
Lloyd Ultan, Bronx County Historical Society; Professor, History, Fairleigh Dickenson University

Abigail Levy Franks: Tale of an Eighteenth-Century New York Matron
Edith Gelles, Senior Scholar, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Stanford University

Comment
Doron Ben-Atar, Professor, History, Fordham University

   
Location: Graduate Center City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue, between 34th & 35th Streets
Notes: This event is part of the Gotham History Festival.