1860s: Freedom at Last | 1870s: Representation | 1880s: Repression | 1890s: End of an Era | The Biographies | Conclusions




Many individuals, agencies, and organizations offered support and assistance for this exhibit. Their contributions were invaluable.

The exhibit committee included the Honorable Garnet Coleman, the Honorable Robert Junell, the Honorable Rodney Ellis, the Honorable John Montford, Mr. John Chase, Mr. Robert Hawthorne, Mr. Robert F. Parker, Ms. Bernadette Phifer, Mrs. Willie Mae Kirk, and Ms. Patricia Prather.

Contributors included the Archives and Information Service Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bastrop County Historical Society; Brazoria County Historical Museum; Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin; Dallas County Community College; Galveston County Historical Commission; Houston Public Library; Illinois State Historical Library; Institute of Texan Cultures, University of Texas at San Antonio; Kendleton Historical Society; Liberty County Historical Commission; Marshall Public Library; Missouri City Library; MSC Forsyth Center Galleries, Texas A&M University; Rosenberg Library; Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center; Steen Library; Stephen F. Austin State University; Sterling C. Evans Library, Texas A&M University; Texas African-American Photography Archive; Texas Historical Commission; Texas Memorial Museum; Texas Southern University; Texas State Historical Association; Walker County Historical Commission; Wiley College; and numerous private collectors.


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