African-Americans in Iowa, February 2016

(2016) African-Americans in Iowa, February 2016. Library of Iowa, State

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Abstract

To recall and celebrate the positive contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week beginning on Feb. 12, 1926. In 1976, as part of the nation’s bicentennial, the week was expanded into Black History Month.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: African-Americans, Iowa history, statistical report
Subjects: Social issues and programs > Ethnic groups and minorities > African Americans
History and culture
Social issues and programs > Ethnic groups and minorities
History and culture > History of Iowa
ID Code: 23017
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 16 Nov 2016 14:35
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2016 14:35
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/23017