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DC
Washington
Afro-American Historical Association Museum
1407 14th Street NW
Washington DC 20005
Phone
202 234-5350
Web Site www.afro-americanofva/org/
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Nature of Group or Site Association
Group Identity African American

Washington
African American Heritage Preservation Foundation
420 Seventh Street NW, Suite 501
Washington DC 20004
Phone
Web Site
http://www.aahpf.org/full/index.htm
E-mail reneei@aol.com
Description primary focus is preserving African American sites in Mid-Atlantic and Southeast US
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Preservation
Group Identity African American

DC
African American History and Culture - LOC Guide

Library of Congress
Manuscripts
Washington DC
Phone
Web Site
www.loc.gov/rr/mss/guide/african.html
Description Online guide from the Library of Congress
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Group Identity African American

  DC

  Washington

  Anacostia Museum

  1901 Fort Place SE

  Washington  DC   20020    

  Phone  202 633-4820

  Web Site  http://www.si.edu/anacostia/

  Description  African American  experience in the Upper South

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Group Identity  African American

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  4/16/2006

 

  DC

  Washington

  Assoc for Study of Afro-American Life & History

  525 Bryant S

  Suite C142, CB Powel Building

  Washington  DC        20059    

  Phone   202 865-0053

  Web Site  http://www.asalh.org/

  Description  scholarly study of African American history

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Group Identity   African American

  New or Updated:           12/23/2005


Washington
Frederick Douglass NHS
1411 West Street SE
Washington DC 20020
Phone
202 426-5960
Alt Phone 202 426-5961
Web Site www.nps.gov/frdo/fria/home.html
Description Douglass's home Cedar Hill, filled with personal items, film
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Group Identity African American

DC
Washington
History of African Americans in the Civil War
Address *****
Washington DC
Phone
Web Site http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/history/aa_history.htm
Description NPS guide with links to sites throughout system
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Group Identity African American
New or Updated: 06/30/2003

Howard University Gallery of Art
Childers Hall
2455 6th Street NW
Washington DC 20059
Phone
202 806-7070
Web Site http://www.founders.howard.edu/Art@Howard/GoA/default.htm
Description African and African American art and artifacts, Renaissance and Baroque, European prints
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Paintings
Group Identity African American

DC
Howard University Museum

Dorothy Porter Wesley Room, Founders Library
500 Howard Place NW
Washington DC
Phone
202 806-7240
Web Site http://www.founders.howard.edu/moorland-spingarn/MUSEUM.HTM
Description teaching museum with exhibits of artifacts and documents of people of African descent, part of Moorland Spingarn Research Center
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity African American
Research/Reading Archives

Washington
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS
1318 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington DC 20005
Phone
202 673-2402
Web Site www.nps.gov/mamc/
Description museum of influential black women and separate National Archives for Black Women's History
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Group Identity African American

DC
National Museum of African Art

950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington DC 20560
Phone
202 357-1300
Web Site www.su.edu/nmafa
Description artifacts, photos, memorabilia
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Group Identity African American
Research/Reading Library

Washington
Putting Black History on the Map
Address *****
Washington DC
Phone
Web Site http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/local/longterm/tours/blkhist/article.htm
Description Washington Post guide to African American museums and sites in the DC
Type of Resource Tourism Information
Primary Focus History Resource
Group Identity African American
New or Updated: 06/30/2003

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