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West Virginia Archives and History Library

African American Life: A Personal Perspective
Block Speaker Series
June 28, 2018

On Thursday, June 28, 2018, Edward Hargro will be the speaker in the second program of the 2018 Block Speaker Series of “African American Life: A Personal Perspective” in the Archives and History Library in the Culture Center in Charleston. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

The son of a Tuskegee Airman, Edward Hargro attended Bluefield State College, where he received a bachelor of science degree in physical education and biology. He also played and lettered in football. In 1967, Hargro achieved the rank of lieutenant in the United States Army in Officers Candidate School, and he later served six years in the West Virginia National Guard.

Hargro taught biology at Triadelphia High School from 1967 to 1972, during which time he also served as an assistant coach and was a member of Big Brothers of Wheeling. He was a pharmaceutical sales representative with Ayers Laboratories, 1972-1982, and with Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals, 1982-2008.

Participants may park behind the Culture Center after 5:00 p.m. on June 28 and enter the building at the back loading dock area. There also is limited handicapped parking available in the new bus turnaround.

For additional information, contact the Archives and History Library at (304) 558-0230.

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