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Tubman African American Museum

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Creator:Pickard, Carey
Title:Tubman African American Museum
Date:2003 Oct. 2

Encyclopedia article about the Tubman African American Museum in Macon, the largest of its kind in the Southeast. Founded in 1981, it has grown from a local attraction into a major collection of African American art, artifacts, and documents for national visitors. The mission of the Tubman Museum is to educate people about African American art, history, and culture. Historically significant achievements of African American inventors, military leaders, artisans, musicians, writers, artists, and heroes are featured in prominent galleries throughout the museum.

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Subjects:Tubman African-American Museum | African Americans--Museums--Georgia--Macon | Museums--Georgia--Macon | Macon (Ga.) | Bibb County (Ga.)
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:2003-10-02
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