The Black Washingtonians: the Anacostia Museum illustrated chronology
J. Wiley, 2005 - History - 388 pages
The Black Washingtonians THE ANACOSTIA MUSEUM ILLUSTRATED CHRONOLOGY A history of African American life in our nation's capital, in words and pictures From the Smithsonian Institution's renowned Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture comes this elegantly illustrated, beautifully written, fact-filled history of the African Americans who have lived, worked, struggled, prospered, suffered, and built a vibrant community in Washington, D.C. This striking volume puts the resources of the world's finest museum of African American history at your fingertips. Its hundreds of photographs, period illustrations, and documents from the world-famous collections at the Anacostia and other Smithsonian museums take you on a fascinating journey through time from the early eighteenth century to the present. Featuring a thoughtful foreword by Eleanor Holmes Norton and an afterword by Howard University's E. Ethelbert Miller, The Black Washingtonians introduces you to a host of African American men and women who have made the city what it is today and explores their achievements in politics, business, education, religion, sports, entertainment, and the arts.
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From Freedom to Jim Crow 18621917
Building a Black Community 19181945
Desegregation and Urban Displacement 19461970
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