Black History Exhibit

May 28, 1991

"The Maryland Black Experience as Understood Through Archaeology," astudy of daily life for Black Annapolitans in the late 1800s and early 1900s, is running at the Banneker-Douglas Museum, 84 Franklin St.,Annapolis, through June 29. The public is invited, and admission is free.

After that, part of the exhibit will be seen at the Shiplap House Museum on 18 Pinkney St. until Oct. 31.

Using photographs and maps of the period, the exhibit features a sampling of items owned and used by the black population and oral histories collected from families who lived at Franklin and Cathedral streets.

The study was conducted by the Maryland Historical Trust, which is part of the Division of Historical and Cultural Programs, Department of Housing and Community Development.

It was sponsored bythe Historic Annapolis Foundation, the Commission on Afro-American History and Culture and the Department of Anthropology, University of

Maryland at College Park.

Information: 267-7619.

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