Daily Archives: June 13, 2012

Special Announcement of Freedmen’s Cemetery Sculpture

An Opportunity to Participate in the Freedmen’s Cemetery Sculpture The three artist finalists are busy working on their proposals for the Freedmen’s Cemetery sculpture. The Selection Panel has requested that the artists consider using descendant families as models for the … Continue reading

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Alexandria African American World War I Draft Registrations – Part 3: C

Prior to the 1912 Presidential elections, the majority of the African Americans in the United States were Republicans. Many of them left the Republican Party to vote for Thomas Woodrow Wilson. Wilson promised the African Americans that he would help … Continue reading

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