Perspective. Searching for Maine in the Nation's New Attic
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The author recounts his visit to the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C. and African American Mainers whose names and legacies appear in the exhibits. Included are James Augustine Healy, W.E.B. DuBois, mAcon Bollng Allen, and John Russwurm. Activist, educator, historian and the first African American member of the Maine House of Representatives Gerald E, Talbot and his wife, Anita, are asked who they would like to see included in the new museum and mentioned are Fannie Lou Hamer, Mary McLeod Bethune, Harriet E. Wilson, Tate Cummings, Kippy and Harold Richardson, Eugene Jackson, William Burney Sr. and William Burney Jr, as well as members of the Mister Ray Club in Portland and the Carer Club in Bangor.images]
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.), African Americans--Maine
Sargent, Colin W. and Moore, Sarah, "Perspective. Searching for Maine in the Nation's New Attic" (2017). Maine News Index – Portland Monthly. 2094.
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