"Before Freedom Came" Opens at the Anacostia Museum

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Summary

"Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South" opens at the Anacostia Museum and will run through March 1994. The exhibition explores the life styles of enslaved and free black people, their regional work patterns, struggles, and triumphs.

Subject

  • Anacostia Community Museum
  • Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South (Exhibition)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annals of the Smithsonian Institution, 1994. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994, p. 16,17.

Contact information

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

Date

December 19, 1993

Topic

  • Slavery
  • Exhibitions
  • African Americans
  • Exhibitions
  • Slavery

Place

  • United States
  • Southern States

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