The first Digitization Event will be in Memphis.
November 17, 2017 – 1:00 – 4:30pm
November 18, 2017 – 10:00am – 2:00pm
National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry St.
Memphis, TN 38103
A team of scholars and archivists will be at the National Civil Rights Museum on November 17 and 18 to record and digitize material related to African American women’s history prior to 1930 for a statewide humanities project commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
We are looking for family and community history about: suffrage, voting, political activity, Club and Church women, community work, nurses, teachers, and racial uplift.
The public can bring in original photographs, letters, scrapbooks, and other memorabilia to the museum on the days and times listed above. Items will be scanned and returned to the owner.
Please use one of the options below to make a reservation. *
Via phone: 615-913-2513
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*Making a reservation is highly recommended. We will do our best effort to accommodate walk-ins if time allows.