Moving Back Barriers: The Legacy of Carter G. Woodson, A Library of Congress exhibition…1992. [cover title]
“Do not let the role which you have played be obscured while others write themselves into the foreground of your story”
Library of Congress exhibition souvenir with checklist of books, manuscripts, photographs, and other objects gathered to illuminate the life and career of Carter G. Woodson, the “Father of Black History.” Woodson, an early scholar of the African diaspora, founded the Association for the Study of African Life and History and its periodical The Journal of Negro History and launched Negro History Week (now celebrated as Black History Month) in 1926. The exhibition checklist divided into sections on “Biography,” “Education,” “African Roots,” “Pre-Civil War Period,” “Migration,” “Professional Leaders,” “The Church,” and “Civil Rights.”
Description: Moving Back Barriers: The Legacy of Carter G. Woodson, A Library of Congress exhibition…1992. [cover title]
[Washington, D.C.: The Library of Congress, 1992]. 19, [1 (blank)]pp. Pamphlet. 9 x 5¾ inches. Illustrated, stiff-paper wrappers; stapled. Half tone illustrations. Faint creasing along spine and at tips; very good.