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AFRICAN AMERICAN EXHIBITIONS

Collection Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
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This series documents an exhibition organized by the National Portrait Gallery Education Department, focusing on the African American "Jazz Era" of the 1920s; a two-part exhibition of African American history in the District of Columbia; and an exhibition focusing on Mary McLeod Bethune. The records include correspondence and memoranda, loan agreements, exhibition lists and scripts, checklists and catalogs, and photographs.

The Mary McLeod Bethune exhibition was curated by Letitia W. Brown and Elise M. Lewis of Howard University. The other exhibitions were curated by James R. Vivian and Robert N. Works of the NPG staff.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 361, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 361, Series 9
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Exhibition Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 48 "Mary McLeod Bethune" (Exhibition dates: June 18-25, 1971). Contains records documenting objects used in the exhibition honoring Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955), a noted educator and presidential advisor. Materials consist of an autographed c...

Collection Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 361, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Series 9: AFRICAN AMERICAN EXHIBITIONS / Box 7
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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