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  • February 4, 2015

    2015 Historic Anniversaries

    2015 HISTORIC ANNIVERSARIES The Avery Research Center will feature exhibits, displays and programs throughout the year commemorating upcoming historic anniversaries including the end of the Civil War (Sesquicentennial – April 9, 1865) and the official beginning of Reconstruction (Sesquicentennial – December 13, 1865); the founding of the Avery Institute (Sesquicentennial – 1865); the founding of The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (Centennial-1915); the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X (February 21, 1965); the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday (March 7, 1965) and the 30th anniversary of the Avery Research Center (1985). For more information about this important anniversaries click here.


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