Join local author Sherrita Camp as she discusses her book African American Topeka on October 17, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. in Mabee Library.
Genealogist and historian Sherrita Camp has explored black heritage going back to the days of slavery and the Exodus of 1879. Her extensive family research into the lives of Topekans has allowed her to share with the reader a unique approach to African Americans in Topeka through genealogy. African American Topeka celebrates 150 years of Topeka history. The photos of African American life in this book document the history of Topeka from its territorial days to the present.