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Publisher / Publication Date: National Museum of African American History and Culture 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 779.997 GAR

Wilson, Mabel (Mabel O.)

Summary: "The Building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture traces the making of this unparalleled museum. Founding director Lonnie G. Bunch III described it as "ten years in the making, and 100 years in the making," and Mabel O. Wilson explores that effort in her narrative. As she discovers, initial calls for a permanent place to collect, study, and present African American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 WIL

Summary: Dream A World Anew is the stunning gift book accompanying the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. It combines informative narratives from leading scholars, curators, and authors with objects from the museum's collection to present a thorough exploration of African American history and culture. The first half of the book bridges a major gap in our...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 DRE

Summary: Songs of Our Native Daughters gathers together kindred musicians Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Leyla McCalla, and Allison Russell in song and sisterhood to communicate with their forebears. Drawing on and reclaiming early minstrelsy and banjo music, these musicians reclaim, recast, and spotlight the often unheard and untold history of their ancestors, whose stories remain vital and alive...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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