The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection: Select Resources on Black Women


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"The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection: Select Resources on Black Women"

presented by Dr. Diane Turner, Curator of the Charles L. Blockson Collection at Temple University Libraries. Ms. Turner received her PhD in history at Temple University in 1993. Her areas of specialization and research include Pennsylvania and Philadelphia History, African American Labor, Cultural and Social History, including Black Music, Jazz History in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Independent Black Filmmakers and Africana Cinema, Oral History and Public History. 

The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection has rich primary sources on Black women from rare books to archival collections to photographs and memorabilia. This presentation will provide an overview of some rare and unique items highlighting photographs of Black women from John W. Mosley Collection.  


$15 | General Admission

$10 | Alliance Member 

Free | Students*

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