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    National Museum of African American History and Culture

    • Date: April 18, 2011
    • Description: The National Museum of African American History and Culture was established in 2003 to preserve the history and culture of African Americans. A preliminary design for the new museum was completed in 2010 and construction is scheduled to be completed in late 2015.History of the National Museum of African American History and CultureAdditional Historic Images of the National

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    National Museum of African American History and Culture

    • Date: March 9, 2011
    • Description: The history of the long campaign to bring a national museum for African Americans to the National Mall, the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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  5. Installation of a restored segregation-era railway car, circa 1918 in the National Museum of African American History and Culture, November 17, 2013. Courtesy of NMAAHC.

    National Museum of African American History and Culture - Happy 10th Anniversary!

    • Date: December 16, 2013
    • Creator: Mitch Toda
    • Description: Take a moment to celebrate the 10th anniversary of legislation that created the National Museum of African American History and Culture!

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    Happy Anniversary, National Museum of African American History and Culture!

    • Date: September 28, 2017
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: A year ago on September 24, 2016, the Smithsonian gained a new museum — the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Since then, 2.5 million people have visited the museum. In honor of their historic opening, we look back at photographer Michael Barnes' favorite images from the year.[view:sia_slideshow==77271]Related ResourcesHistory of the National Museum of

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  9. Keepsake pocket bank for the National Negro Memorial, ca. 1926

    The First Quest for a National African American Museum

    • Date: September 22, 2016
    • Creator: Lisa Fthenakis
    • Description: As National Museum of African American History and Culture opens, let’s look at the first efforts to establish a National African American Museum.

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    African American Groundbreakers at the Smithsonian: Challenges and Achievements

    • Date: September 19, 2016
    • Description: Explore more than 150 years of African American history at the Smithsonian. From the founding of the Smithsonian in 1846, African Americans have made substantive, but often unacknowledged, contributions to the Smithsonian. Explore the contributions African American employees at the Smithsonian have made to the Institution and the challenges they have faced.

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  13. Three men, two women and a child pulling rope to ring bell.

    Celebrating One Year and Many More to Come: National Museum of African American History and Culture

    • Date: September 26, 2017
    • Creator: Lisa Fthenakis
    • Description: Just two days ago, the Smithsonian celebrated the one-year anniversary of the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). It seems like just yesterday that we were all waiting for the doors to open; yet, so much has happened in the past year. Since President Barack Obama rang the bell that opened the museum, long lines and happy faces are

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    African American Women Educators at the Smithsonian

    • Date: February 2, 2016
    • Description: The contributions of African American women educators Tracy Carpenter, Louise Hutchinson, and Amina Dickerson to the Smithsonian.

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    For All the World to See

    • Date: February 10, 2011
    • Creator: Marvin Heiferman
    • Description: The Smithsonian Institution Archives will be celebrating African American History Month throughout February with a series of related posts on THE BIGGER PICTURE.

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    Save Our African American Treasures

    • Date: March 29, 2011
    • Description: [caption id="attachment_12162" align="aligncenter" width="384" caption="A participant discusses a lock of hair from a member of her family with NMAAHC staff at a Save Our African American Treasures event held in Detroit, Michigan, by Michael Barnes, Courtesy of The Smithsonian'€™s National Museum of African American History and Culture."][/caption] [caption

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  21. Portrait of African American woman with head resting in hand in front of colorful abstract art.

    Wonderful Women Wednesday: Dr. Rhea Combs

    • Date: November 29, 2017
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: As head of the Center for African American Media Arts, National Museum of African American History and Culture, curator Dr. Rhea Combs leads effort to collect, preserve, and make accessible an extensive collection of films, photographs, and recordings documenting African American history. #Groundbreaker

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    Missing Manuscripts, Burning Banners, and a “Matter of Heart”

    • Date: September 20, 2018
    • Description: Curator Keith E. Melder's efforts to create the first permanent exhibit on African American history at the National Museum of American History was successful, but its journey faced difficulties and hatred from the public.

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