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Black History Month 2021 - Dana Library: Home Page

Black History Month Library Guide 2021

Dana Library: Celebrating Black History Month

February 2021  


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.

Questions?  Comments?  Contact us, or email

February 15 - New! "Bricks, Mortar, Memories and Pride: The James Street Commons Reconsidered"


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