Film: "Anglers, Whalers and Waves: the Story of Samuel Windsor"

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Event:  Joel Lane Museum House presents a film " Anglers, Whalers and Waves: the Story of Samuel Windsor” by Tony Curtis

Time:  Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7 pm

Location:  160 South Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh, NC  (at the corner of Hargett St.), which is two blocks south of Hillsborough St., not far from downtown.

Admission:  For the public: $16; Members of the Joel Lane Historical Society: $11. Advanced purchase is required, and seating is very limited.

Contact Information: tel: (919) 833-3431; email:

The JLMH is proud to present a film by Tony Curtis called "Anglers, Whalers and Waves: the Story of Samuel Windsor“  on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7 pm at the Visitors Center of the Joel Lane Museum House at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. Admission will be $16 for the general public and $11 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society. Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, and advanced payment is required. Please call 919-833-3431 with your MasterCard or Visa, mail a check to P O Box 10884, Raleigh NC 27605, or go to the Eventbrite web site. Be sure to include the names of all in your party; nametags will serve as tickets. Tickets are non-refundable unless we must cancel the event.

Tony Curtis will present his film, Anglers, Whalers and Waves: the Story of Samuel Windsor, which is based on the life of Samuel Windsor, head of the only African American family living on Shackleford Banks in the late 1800s.  Tony produced and stars in the film which tells the story of the hardships of the life that the angler and whaler endured.

Tony is a native of Raleigh, N.C. where he grew up and attended public schools. He holds a B.A. degree with a minor in economics from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Greensboro, NC, and a M.Sc. in Library & Information Science from North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, with a concentration in information management.

Since 2011, as an independent historian and researcher, Tony has recently written two children's books (unpublished) about North Carolina coastal history and is currently working on several non-fiction works and documentaries to preserve these coastal cultures and traditions and educate families for future generations. 

Tony truly enjoys photography, canoeing and crabbing on the marsh and fishing the beach.  In his free time, Tony loves jazz, lounge music and economic policy discussions and spending time with sincere friends.