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West Virginia Archives and History Library
Workshops/Lectures

African American Life in Charleston: A Personal Perspective
June 26, 2014


Thomas Tyree
On Thursday, June 26, 2014, Thomas Tyree will present “African American Life in Charleston: A Personal Perspective” in the Archives and History Library in the Culture Center in Charleston. The program, which is the first of The Block Speakers Series, will begin at 6:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

A native of Charleston, Thomas Tyree will talk about his early years living and growing up in the capital city and the impact that it had on his life. Included will be a discussion of those individuals who had the greatest impact on his life and what propelled him to a successful career.

Tyree is the founder and president of North Carolina-based TWT Distributing, Inc., a full service distributor of ethnic health and beauty products serving grocery, drug, and discount retailers and mass merchandising chains. He has spent more than forty years in the ethnic health, beauty, and cosmetics industry and works with some of the largest retailers in the United States.

For additional information, call (304) 558-0230.


West Virginia Archives and History Workshops/Lectures

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