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Go Forth and Serve: African American Land Grant Colleges Audiovisual Collection, 1992-1993

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Curator:
Bunch, Lonnie G
Collector:
Division of Cultural History (NMAH, SI)
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Sponsor:
United States Department of Agriculture
National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges
Subject:
Alcorn State University
Delaware State University
Fort Valley State University
Howard University
Kentucky State University
Langston University
Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.)
Prairie View A & M University
South Carolina State University
Tennessee State University
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
West Virginia State University
Go Forth and Serve: Black Land Grant Colleges (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. : 1 box
Audio cassettes: 15 items
VHS video cassettes: 18 items
8mm video cassettes: 38 items
Type:
Videotapes
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Interviews
Oral history
Date:
1992
1992-1993
1990-2000
1950-2000
Notes:
"Go Forth and Serve", an exhibition curated by Lonnie Bunch and Spencer Crew, opened in March 1990 at the National Museum of American History to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the drafting of the second Morrill Act, which provided funds for the founding of land grant schools of higher education for black students. The exhibition was co-sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. There was a subsequent newsletter, and oral interviews were conducted.
Summary:
An oral history project that grew out of the exhibit "Go Forth and Serve" (curated by Lonnie Bunch and Spencer Crew) which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the drafting of the second Morrill Act, which provided funds for the founding of land grant schools of higher education for black students. A list of universities associated with interviewees.
Cite as:
Go Forth and Serve: African American Land Grant Colleges Audiovisual Collection, 1992-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Land-grant colleges
State universities and colleges
Local number:
2002.3107 (NMAH Acc.)
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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