By Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture,Eleanor Holmes Norton
THE ANACOSTIA MUSEUM ILLUSTRATED CHRONOLOGY
A historical past of African American existence in our nation's capital, in phrases and pictures
From the Smithsonian Institution's well known Anacostia Museum and heart for African American background and tradition comes this elegantly illustrated, fantastically written, fact-filled background of the African american citizens who've lived, labored, struggled, prospered, suffered, and equipped a colourful neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
This amazing quantity places the assets of the world's most interesting museum of African American heritage at your fingertips. Its 1000's of photos, interval illustrations, and records from the world-famous collections on the Anacostia and different Smithsonian museums take you on a desirable trip via time from the early eighteenth century to the present.
Featuring a considerate foreword through Eleanor Holmes Norton and an afterword by means of Howard University's E. Ethelbert Miller, The Black Washingtonians introduces you to a bunch of African American women and men who've made town what it truly is this day and explores their achievements in politics, enterprise, schooling, faith, activities, leisure, and the arts.
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The Black Washingtonians: The Anacostia Museum Illustrated Chronology by Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture,Eleanor Holmes Norton