A Tale of Two Ideologies

Booker T. Washington and W.E.B Dubois are two figures who are commonly recognized throughout the African American narrative. Both of their ideologies shaped the social structure of the black community during the early twentieth century, creating a divide in consciousness. My most recent discovery this week at the Archives, is Louis Armstrong's personal interest in... Continue Reading →

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One Month In!

Working in a historic home is very sentimental and truly an honor. The intimacy of preserving the legacy of an icon while depicting their biography with a tangible piece of their life-- their home, in my opinion, is the best type of archival material. The old saying, “home is where the heart is”, can be... Continue Reading →

The Man In Front of the Camera

As our fifth week gets underway, I am finding myself engulfed in research about Louis Armstrong as the man off stage. Admittedly, I did not have an immense amount of Armstrong knowledge entering into this fellowship, but my passion to uncover the truth has truly been my driving force. Through my findings, the topic of... Continue Reading →

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