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Whitman 200: Remembering Our Veterans: A Memorial Day Remembrance


  • Founders Library - Howard University Lobby display area 500 Howard Place Northwest Washington, DC United States (map)
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Exhibit: May 20 - Aug 31, 2019

Hours: Mon – Th: 8am – 12am
Fri: 8am – 5pm 
Sat: 9am – 6pm
Sun: 1:00pm – 9:30

An exhibition of documents relating to Decoration Day/Memorial Day and the Howard University veterans who have served and given their lives for our nation.

As one of Howard University’s major research facilities, the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center collects, preserves, organizes and makes available for research a wide range of resources chronicling the Black experience.

This is part of the multi-venue, 12-day Walt Whitman 200 Festival, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of America’s most significant and enduring poets, who was a resident of Washington, DC for ten years during and after the Civil War.

Earlier Event: July 19
Collaboration of Color Exhibit
Later Event: July 19
Art Exhibit: Color-Full