National Archives Celebrates Black History Month in February
The National Archives will be celebrating Black History Month in February with special films, lectures and public programs. These events will be at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, and are open to the public. Some programs will also be held at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. Unless otherwise noted all events are free.
- Panel Discussion and Banneker Monument Unveiling, February 15, at 7 P.M
- What’s New in the ARC (Archival Research Catalog)? February 20, at 11:30 A.M.
- Using Federal Records for African American Genealogical Research, February 23, 10:15 A.M.-1:30 P.M.
On Tuesdays and Fridays throughout February, the National Archives will be showing the landmark 14-part PBS series Eyes on the Prize. For the complete film schedule, as well as more information on other events taking place, please visit: http://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2008/nr08-42.html.
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