African American History Symposium

posted Feb 20, 2013, 12:26 PM by Maryland Museums Association   [ updated Feb 20, 2013, 12:32 PM ]
Saturday, April 6, 2013
9:30 am—4 pm


Patuxent Research Refuge
National Wildlife Visitor Center
10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop
Laurel, MD 20708-4027
The Long Road Ahead - Benevolent Societies' Role in the Empowerment of the Black Community after Emancipation

Registration Fee:
Prince Georges County History Consortium Rate = $30
Non-consortium site = $40

9:30 am Registration & morning refreshments

10:00 am Welcome, Mary Jurkiewicz,
President, Prince George’s
County History Consortium

10:15 am Rosenwald Schools
Susan Pearl

11:15 am Freedmen’s Bureau
Reginald Washington

12:15 pm Lunch break and self tour of
visitor center

1:30 pm Women’s Labor Organizations
and Their Impact on Citizenship
Participation and Politics
Dr. Sharon Harley

2:30 pm Discovering the Colbert
Family—Archeology of a 19th
to 20th Century African American
Site—Colt’s Neck in Prince
George’s County
Jennifer Stabler

More information:
Mary Jurkiewicz, 301-377-7818, or
Pam Williams, 301-809-3089, or
Maryland Museums Association,
Feb 20, 2013, 12:26 PM