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Coming July 17-20
National African American Quilt Convention: July 17-20
The Black Archives of Mid-America is proud to host this exciting event! Please visit the conference website for full conference details and to register. https://www.naaqc.org/classes
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Explore Our Digital Gallery

Did you know that there are hundreds of historic images available online from the Black Archives collection? There are photos of famous persons, church groups, civil rights activists, athletes and more.

Notable collections include numerous photographs of the Alvin Ailey dance troupe, Buffalo Soldiers and the Tuskegee Airmen.