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Welcome,

The Black Heritage Society of Washington State, Inc. was first proposed in 1977 and became incorporated in 1982.  Preserving, collecting and sharing the history of African Americans in Washington State are the priorities that shape the BHS mission.

BHS collections are a protected resource and public asset that archives the past and present to inform future generations. The Society recognizes the importance for documenting the culture and heritage of black people statewide, and upholds the notion that Washington State history is an essential link in the broader narrative that defines the story of our nation.

Black History is everyone’s history.

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CONTINUING TO HONOR THE LEGACY OF EDWIN T. PRATT

NORTHWEST AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM PRESENTS

PRATT FINE ARTS CENTER – PRATT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

EDWIN T. PRATT:  A Living Legacy

May 9 – August 28, 2019

BHS Pratt Legacy Collection items are on loan for this exhibition.

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WASHINGTON RHINESTONE CLUB, INC.

ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON 

JUNE 9, 2019