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National Museum of African American History and Culture
An introduction to the historical significance of African Americans in Oak Bluffs. Curator Kevin Strait of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture shares a special behind-the-scenes view into The Power of Place exhibit: Oak Bluffs and the Shearer Theater. Covered in the video are the histories of the African American community and architecture, the vacation destination, as well as the Shearer Summer Theater.
African American Heritage Trail Resources and Projects
Explore this resource from the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Library that links to articles, primary sources, student projects, and contemporary tours of African American Heritage on Martha’s Vineyard.
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