African-Americans in Iowa, 2008

(2008) African-Americans in Iowa, 2008. Iowa Library Services (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: 7629
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 06 Aug 2009 18:45
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2009 18:45
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/7629

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