From Family Heirlooms to the National Mall: Sharing Mary Church Terrell’s Legacy

Lecture Description

Mary Church Terrell’s biographer discusses meeting with family members, experiencing the physical spaces in which Terrell lived, and working with the family to preserve and share their private collection of Terrell’s artifacts and papers with the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Oberlin College Archives. These experiences, artifacts, and documents tell a more complete story of Terrell’s interconnected personal and activist lives.

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Archives and Bibliography Public History and Memory

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