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Guided House Tour:
Eyewitness to Black History

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Sunday, February 18, 2024

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Price: $0 - $12

Crane House & Historic YWCA

110 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ 07042

Montclair History Center

Event Description

Explore 200 years of Black history in Montclair and New Jersey through rare first-hand accounts, primary and secondary source documents at the Crane House & Historic YWCA.

Artifacts include a bill of sale for an enslaved person in the household, an 1800s newspaper, census data, personal letters, oral histories, and mid-century Jet and Ebony magazines.

These artifacts provide a springboard for discussion about race both in the past and in the present-day.

No reservations needed.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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