This is the artwork of African American artist Philemon Reid of Vancouver Washington
Overall: 32″ x 24″
Image: 26″ x 20″
Overall: 10″ x 8″
Image: 9 1/2″ x 7 1/2″
March On Washingtion March On Washingtion
Montgomery Bus Boycott initiated by the action of Rosa Parks
Reuben V. Anderson Appointed to Mississippi Supreme Court
Robert H. Lawerence Astronaut
Byrd Prillerman Byrd Prillerman, co-founder of Virginia State College
Louis E Lomax Louis E Lomax
Benjamin E Mays Benjamin E Mays [highschool of compiler of most of these facts]
Mother Matelda Beasley Mother Matelda Beasley, nun,
Charles Deslondes Led slave revolt in New Orleans
T. Elkins T. Elkins patented the refrigerating apparatus
Emancipation Proclamation Issuance Date
Ruby Dee Ruby Dee
Ebony Magazine First issue of Ebony magazine published by John H Johnson
George Brown George Brown became first black Lt. Governor in the US
William Court Basie William Court Basie
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