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Unspoken History Treasures​…african-american-history-museum-1.3979936

Her collection is called “Unspoken History Treasures,” and it gives a voice to the struggles and triumphs of African-Americans. “I believe ……

Amityville’s Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School students expanded their knowledge of history during a special visit from Carol Gordon, of “Unspoken History ……1.1732330/…to-black-history-1.2968422

Jun 19, 2011 · Gordon’s collection — known throughout Long Island as “UnspokenHistory Treasures

— started when her uncle, Thomas Bramble, …

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African American Inventors
A listing of Black Inventors, their inventions, and brief biographical information.
Association for the Study of African American Life & History
Black Alliance for Educational Options
BAEO has members and local chapters nationwide working to increase quality educational options and to empower families to meet their children’s needs.
Born in Slavery
An online collection of slave narratives from the Library of Congress
Footsteps: Celebrating African American History and Achievement
This online magazine celebrates the heritage of African Americans and explores their contributions to our culture.
Harambee Village
A program of the North American Council on Adoptable Children. Harambee Village provides services for African American children and their adoptive, foster and kinship families.
Iowa’s Underground Railroad
A link to the Iowa Freedom Trail Project
Iowa Pathways
Iowa Conservation and Preservation Consortium
Medline Plus
A resource for African American health issues.
Milestones in Black History
National Black Child Development Institute
NBCDI’s website includes information on membership, public policy, resources, and a calendar of upcoming events.
North American Slave Narratives
A Timeline of Black History
Washington University Library
A listing of resources relating to African American history.

Black History Museum & Cultural Center

(Alabama) State Black Archives P.O. Box 595

Normal, AL, 35762
Tel: 256-372-5836
Contact archives for visitor information.

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
520 Sixteenth Street, North
Birmingham , AL, 35203
Tel: 205-328-9696
Tues-Sat 10-5pm, Sun 1-5pm

Central Carver Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 8563
Gadsden, AL 35902
Tel: 256-549-4742

Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics
Business Building, Room 44-107
Tuskegee, AL, 36083
Tel: 334-724-4554
Contact center for visitor information.

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
501 W. Ninth Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Tel: 501-683-3593
Tues-Sat 9-5pm

African American Museum & Library at Oakland
659 Fourteenth Street
Oakland , CA, 94612
Tel: 510-637-0200
Tues-Sat 12-5:30 pm

California African American Museum
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles , CA, 90037
Tel: 213-744-7432
Tues-Sat 10-5pm, Sun 11-5pm

Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum
4130 Overland Avenue
Culver City , CA, 90230-3734
Tel: 310-202-1647
Contact museum for visitor information.

Oran Z. Pan African Black Facts & Wax Museum
3742 W. MLK Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90008
Tel: 323-299-8829
Contact museum for visitor information.

John E. Rogers African American Cultural Center
P.O. Box 1931
Hartford, CT, 06105
Tel: 860-232-2887
Tours by Appt.

Anacostia Community Museum – Smithsonian
1901 Fort Place SE
Washington , DC, 20020
Tel: 202-633-4820
Daily 10-5pm

NPS-Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
1411 W. St SE, Washington, DC, 20020
Tel: 202-426-5961
April 16 through October 15: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
October 16 through April 15: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

National Museum of African American History & Culture – Smithsonian
P.O. Box 37012, MRC 509, Washington, DC, 20013-7012
Tel: 202-633-4751
Exhibits on currently on view inside the National Museum of American History – Behring Center, visit the link for NMAAHC for more information.

National Park Service-Museum Management Program
1201 Eye Street, NW, #2265
Washington, DC 20005

John G. Riley Center/Museum of African American History and Culture
419 E. Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Mon-Fri 10-4pm

Old Dillard Museum
1009 NW 4th Street
Fort Lauderdale , FL, 33301
Tel: 754-322-8828
Mon-Fri 10-4pm

Historic Dorchester Academy Museum of African American History
8787 East Oglethorpe Highway / P.O. Box 51
Midway, GA 31323
Call for tour information.

King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation-Beach Institute
502 E. Harris Street
Savannah, GA 31410
Tel: 912-234-8000
Tues-Sat 12-5pm

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum
460 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31401
Tel: 912-231-8900
Tues-Sat 9-5pm

Savannah State University Archives
P.O. Box 9304
Savannah, GA 31412
Tel: 912-358-4332

Springfield Illinois African American History Foundation
883 Roanoke Drive, Springfield, IL, 62702
Tel: 217-698-6339
Contact the Foundation for visitor information.

Evansville African American Museum
579 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville , IN, 47713
Tel: 812-423-5188 (Call for tours)

African American Museum of Iowa
55 12th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Tel: 877-526-1863 | 319-862-2101
Mon-Sat 10-4pm

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
1515 SE Monroe, Topeka, KS, 66612
Tel: 785-354-4273
Daily: 9-5pm

Kansas African American Museum
610 North Water Street
Witchita , KS
Tel: 316-262-7651
Tues-Sat 10-5pm, Sun 2-6pm

The Muhammad Ali Center
144 North Sixth Street, Louisville, KY, 40202
Tel: 502-584-9254

Arna Bontemps African American Museum
1327 Third Street
Alexandria, LA, 71302
Tel: 318-473-4692
Tues – Fri 10-4pm, Sat 10-2pm

River Road African American Museum
406 Charles Street
Donaldsonville , LA, 70346
Tel: 225-474-5553
Wed-Sat 10-5pm, Sun 1-5pm

Southern University at New Orleans
Master of Arts in Museum Studies (MAMS) Program
6801 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
830 East Pratt Street
Baltimore , MD, 21202
Tel: 443-263-1800
Tues-Sun 10-5pm

Institute of Black Invention & Technology, Inc.
8 Applewood Lane
Amherst, MA, 01002
Tel: 413-256-6407
Contact institute for visitor information.

Northeastern University |Dept. of African American Studies
African American Master Artist-in-Residence Program (AAMARP/DAAS)
360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Tel: 617-373-3148

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit , MI, 48201
Tel: 313-494-5800
Tues 9:30-8pm, Wed – Sat 9:30-5pm, Sun 1-5pm

Muskegon County Museum of African American History
7 E. Center Street
Muskegon Heights, MI, 49444
Tel: 231-739-9500
Contact museum for visitor information.

Natchez Museum of Afro-American History and Culture
P.O. Box 1844
Natchez, MS 39120
Te: 601-445-0728
Contact museum for visitation information.

Love’s Jazz and Art Center
2510 N. 24th Street
Omaha, NE, 68110
Tel: 402-502-5291

African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey
661 Jackson Road
Newtonville , NJ, 08346
Tel: 609-704-7262
Tues-Sat 10-4pm (Call for tours)

Lest We Forget Black Holocaust Museum of Slavery
1064 Swallow Drive
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08003
Tel: 856-427-4262
Viewings by Appointment Only

Jackie Robinson Museum & Education Center
C/O Jackie Robinson Foundation
75 Varick Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY, 10013-1917
Tel: 212-290-8600

Kenkeleba Gallery (House)
214 East Second Street
New York, NY, 10009-8031
Tel: 212-674-3939
Contact Gallery for Visitor Information

Louis Armstrong House & Archives
34-56 107th Street
Corona , NY, 11368
Tel: 718-478-8274
(House hours) Tues-Fri 10-5pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm

Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region, Inc.
P.O. Box 10851
Albany, NY, 12201
Tel: 518-432-4432
Contact center for visitor information.

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture
551 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Tel: 704-547-3737
Tues-Sat 10-5pm, Sun 1-5pm

Oliver Nestus Freeman Round House Museum
1202 Nash Street East
Wilson, NC 27893
Tel: 252-296-3056
Tues-Sat 9-4pm

National Afro American Museum and Cultural Center
1350 Brush Row Road
Wilberforce , OH, 45384
Tel: 937-376-4944
Tues-Sat 9-5pm

August Wilson Center for African American Culture
425 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1750
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Tel: 412-258-2700
Visit us now at our 209/9 Space, located on 9th Street, between Liberty and Penn Avenues, in the Cultural District.
Wed, Fri & Sat 12-5pm; Thur 12-7p

Slave Relic Museum
208 Carn St.
Walterboro, SC 29488

Old Slave Mart Museum
6 Chalmers Street
Charleston , SC, 29401
Tel: 843-958-6467

Call for visitor information.

Chattanooga African American Museum
730 East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chattanooga , TN, 37403
Tel: 423-266-8658
Mon-Fri 10-5pm, Sat 12-4pm

National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry Street
Memphis , TN, 38103
Tel: 901-521-9699
Mon-Sat 9-5pm, Sun 1-5pm

Brazos Valley African American Museum
500 E. Pruitt Street
Bryan, TX, 77803
Tel: 979-775-3961
Call for visitor information.

Calaboose African American History Museum, Inc.
200 W. MLK Drive
San Marcos, TX, 78667-0481
Tel: 512-393-8421

George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center
1165 Angelina Street
Austin , TX, 78702
Tel: 512-974-4926
M,W,F 9:30-6pm, Tues & Thurs 9:30-8pm, Sat 1-5pm

National Cowboys of Color Museum and Hall of Fame
3400 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Ft. Worth , TX, 76103
Tel: 817-534-8801
Wed-Sat 11-6pm

Alexandria Black History Museum
902 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314
Tel: 703-838-4356

Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia
00 Clay Street
Richmond, VA, 23261
Tel: 804-780-9093

Hampton University Museum & Archives
Hampton University
Hampton , VA, 23668
Tel: 757-727-5308
Mon-Fri 8-5pm, Sat 12-4pm

Newsome House Museum & Cultural Center
2803 Oak Avenue
Newport News, VA, 23607
Tel: 757-247-2360



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