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FAMU Secures $10 million Funding for Bragg Stadium Renaissance Project
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FAMU Secures $10 million Funding for Bragg Stadium Renaissance Project

September 22, 2020- The Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency Board on Thursday approved $10 million in funding to spur the renovation of Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Bragg Memorial Stadium. The IA board is made up of a dozen Leon County Commission and Tallahassee City Commission members. Leon County Commissioner Nick Maddox and City Commissioner Diane Williams-Cox, a FAMU … Continue reading

Art of history: Preserving African American dioramas
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Art of history: Preserving African American dioramas

September 22, 2020 – Look closely at this three-dimensional scene, featuring a pair of exuberant dancers. “You’ve been enslaved for 250 years, and now you’re free, and this is jubilation and joy,” said professor Jontyle Robinson. The director of the Legacy Museum at Alabama’s Tuskegee University, she describes the scene as the moment of emancipation. … Continue reading

The Hampton University Museum and Archives Receives $249,898 Grant for the Project Titled, ‘Save America’s Treasures: The Samuel Chapman Armstrong Letter Books
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The Hampton University Museum and Archives Receives $249,898 Grant for the Project Titled, ‘Save America’s Treasures: The Samuel Chapman Armstrong Letter Books

HAMPTON, Va. (September 16, 2020) – The Hampton University Museum and Archives has been awarded a $249,898 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to conserve and digitize twelve Letter Books that belonged to the founder of Hampton University, General Samuel Chapman Armstrong. The grant is part of IMLS’ Save America’s Treasures program, … Continue reading