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Black History Month Library Guide 2021
Dana Library: Celebrating Black History Month
Black History Month in the United States was founded
by Dr. Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950), a Harvard-
trained historian who was the son of former slaves.
The event, first conceived as Negro History
Week in 1925, was celebrated for the first time in February 1926.
The Dana Library is proud to be presenting a series of films, oral histories, and other resources
that commemorate and honor the history and contributions of Black people in the United States.
Use the tabs at the top of the page to view each week's resources.
Learn more about Dr. Carter G. Woodson from the Library of Congress and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.
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February 15 - New! "Bricks, Mortar, Memories and Pride: The James Street Commons Reconsidered"