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This is the voice of Memphis Tennessee Garrison
Produced for the Carter G. Woodson Foundation, Inc. by Jeanette Rowsey. A brief introduction to the life, contributions and inspiration of West Virginia's Memphis Tennessee Garrison (1890-1988) . Mrs. Garrison was an extraordinary teacher, community leader and civil rights activist from McDowell County, whose Huntington home is a potential historic site.
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African American History in the news
African American History MonthThe Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.
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Kelli & Lori
Welcome to the African American History research guide. This guide is designed to help you navigate through Marshall University Libraries resources and outside resources as you do research in African American history with emphasis in West Virginia and Appalachia.