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Delaware Public Archives Celebrates African American History Month

Date Posted: Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Public Archives Department of State

Dover –The Delaware Public Archives will celebrate African-American History Month with guests Governor John Carney and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester on Monday, February 13.

The Archives will also unveil an expansion of its Delaware Votes exhibit, chronicling the contributions of Delaware’s African American elected officials.

At the ceremony, Governor Carney will issue the state’s annual proclamation officially naming February as African-American History Month. Congresswoman Blunt Rochester, Delaware’s first woman and first African-American elected to represent the state in Congress, will offer remarks.

  • What: African-American History Month
  • Who: Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester; Governor John Carney; State Archivist Stephen Marz; Tina Betz, Executive Director, Light Up the Queen; Star Hill Elementary School Students
  • When: Monday, February 13, 2017, 10 a.m.
  • Where: Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, North, Dover,
    Delaware 19901

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