Civil Rights Photography Exhibit, NMHT Opens

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Summary

"We'll Never Turn Back," a show including the work of thirteen photographers of the Civil Rights movement, opens at the National Museum of History and Technology. It is co-sponsored by the Division of Performing Arts and Howard University. A conference, "Voices of the Civil Rights Movement," was held at the Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, January 30-February 3, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins.

Subject

  • Howard University
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Division of Performing Arts
  • We'll Never Turn Back (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1980. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981, p. 352.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," January 1980, p. 3.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

February 2, 1980

Topic

  • Photography
  • Meetings
  • Cooperation
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • African Americans

Full Record

View Full Record