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Jan
25
Tue
EVENT POSTPONED – Syvilla Fort: Keep the Fire Burning @ Museum of History & Industry
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SYVILLA FORT:  KEEP THE FIRE BURNING

Celebrating the life and legacy of Syvilla Fort.
In-Person Event – Free with suggested $10 donation
DETAILS HERE

 

Syvilla Fort portrait_artist Al Doggett
_image property of BHS Collections

 

Feb
5
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

Meetings are Monthly on the 2nd Saturday
*NO MEETING in JULY

MEETING NOTICE:
BGRG monthly meetings are being held via Zoom.
Interested?     Request the link:  seattleBGRG@gmail.com

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.

 

Feb
19
Sat
The Green Book: More Than A Guide @ Museum of History & Industry
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm

THE GREEN BOOK:  MORE THAN A GUIDE

 

 

 

 

 

EVENT PROGRAMMING FEBRUARY 19-21, 2022
FEBRUARY 19 OPENS THE EVENTS AT 11AM

*FREE  MUSEUM ADMISSION TO BHS AND MOHAI MEMBERS FOR THIS PROGRAM
DETAILS HERE

 

Mar
5
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

Meetings are Monthly on the 2nd Saturday
*NO MEETING in JULY

MEETING NOTICE:
BGRG monthly meetings are being held via Zoom.
Interested?     Request the link:  seattleBGRG@gmail.com

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.

 

Mar
19
Sat
The Negro Motorist Green Book_Opening Day @ Washington State History Museum
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Negro Motorist Green Book_Exhibition
Opening Day:  Saturday, March 19, 2022
*exhibit runs through June 22, 2022
SEE DETAILS HERE

Check back at the WSHS website for ticket info to a Special Event on Opening Day.
The Green Book:  Guide to Freedom with filmmaker Yoruba Richen
*a special evening with documentarian Ms. Richen. See the film, Q&A, and visit the exhibit.

Community Public Programs will post to both WSHS and BHS for events that coincide with the exhibit throughout its run.

 

Apr
2
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

Meetings are Monthly on the 2nd Saturday
*NO MEETING in JULY

MEETING NOTICE:
BGRG monthly meetings are being held via Zoom.
Interested?     Request the link:  seattleBGRG@gmail.com

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.

 

Apr
9
Sat
Traveling While Black – Negro Motorist Green Book Exhibition Event @ R/T Jimi Hendrix Park Parking Lot to Washington State History Museum
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Apr
23
Sat
Story Time with Northwest African American Museum_Ruth and The Green Book @ Northwest African American Museum
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

INTERACTIVE STORY TIME with the NORTHWEST AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2002   PRE-RECORDED AIRS at 1pm   -FREE

READING:  Ruth and The Green Book 
*site visit footage from the exhibition, The Negro Motorist Green Book is incorporated.

Recommended reading from the Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibitions.
Ruth and The Green Book is the story of a young Black girl traveling across country to visit relatives.  Green Book in hand, the family experiences what it is like to “travel while Black” in Jim Crow America.

ABOUT STORY TIME:

NAAM | Interactive Story Time (naamnw.org)

May
7
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP
May 7 @ 11:00 am

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

Meetings are Monthly on the 2nd Saturday
*NO MEETING in JULY

MEETING NOTICE:
BGRG monthly meetings are being held via Zoom.
Interested?     Request the link:  seattleBGRG@gmail.com

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.