February 8 – March 22


The African-American Mosaic is one of ten traveling exhibits produced by the Library of Congress and SIRI in the ‘The Library of Congress Corner’ series.  In remembrance of African-American History Month, this exhibit contains 16 panels that draw attention to the main points in African American History.


Panels include:
1. The African-American Mosaic
2. Taken Out of Africa
3. Domestic Slavery, a “Peculiar Institution’
4. The Plantation System
5. The Longing for Freedom
6. The Word Gets Out
7. Fight for Freedom, 1861-1865
8. African Americans and Reconstruction
9. “Glory to God was Our Daily Cry”
10. Making Strides, Building Pride
11. A Renaissance in Harlem
12. African American in War & Peace
13. A “New Deal” for All Americans
14. We Shall Overcome
15. African American and Popular Culture
16. An Ongoing Mosaic

LOCATION: 3rd floor Archives gallery
Curator: Jerrie Lee Parpart