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Bring It On! – September 9, 2013

William Hosea and Bev Smith welcome B.I.O. contributors Gladys DeVane and Liz Mitchell to the show. PART ONE Although Indiana law clearly prohibited slavery, indentured servitude, a different kind of slavery, was a common practice within Indiana territory during the early years of statehood. Three Indiana women known to petition the Indiana Supreme court for release from indentured agreements were …

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