John Hope Franklin‘s From Slavery to Freedom has been used as a textbook in college-level history and sociology courses. This seminal book thoroughly introduced a part of US history that many people know little about, through excellent writing and compelling photos.

The Durham History Hub offers an exhibit that connects middle schoolers with great people from Durham, like John Hope Franklin. Durham has a population of approximately 270,000.

Read more about John Hope Franklin here: jhfc.duke.edu.

The Durham History Hub is the third stop on our North Carolina Trail!

Patricia Smart