Exploring Brochures – Deanwood A Model of Self-Sufficiency in Far Northeast Washington, D.C.

✍️🏼Sophia V. Nelson I was recently gifted a selection of Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum exhibitions and other DC History brochures. On the surface, these are simply brochures but take a closer look, and you’ll find that they are little windows to the past. Join us as we explore these brochures throughout Black History Month. The … More Exploring Brochures – Deanwood A Model of Self-Sufficiency in Far Northeast Washington, D.C.

Notes and Sources on the Life of Sara Bickford, Entrepreneur (1852 – 1931)

SARA BICKFORD  MY COMPREHENSIVE NOTES of RESEARCH SOURCES  August – October 2020   Kelly McCoy 1.9.21 Sara Gammon Brown Bickford (1852 – 1931) was the first Black woman to own a utility company. Born into slavery in 1852, she was separated from her parents when they were sold, and she never saw them again. The video … More Notes and Sources on the Life of Sara Bickford, Entrepreneur (1852 – 1931)

(Grades 1 – 12) Frederick Douglass NHS Virtual Oratorical Contest and Video Contest January 2021: Applications Due 12/18/20

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site hosts a virtual oratorical contest for grades 1 – 12. Applications due 12/18/2020. … More (Grades 1 – 12) Frederick Douglass NHS Virtual Oratorical Contest and Video Contest January 2021: Applications Due 12/18/20