Book, Mamba's Daughters
Book, Mamba's Daughters
Book, Mamba's Daughters
Book, Mamba's Daughters
Book, Mamba's Daughters
Book, Mamba's Daughters
Book, Mamba's Daughters
Book, Mamba's Daughters


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Books
African American History Books ➔ Book, Mamba's Daughters

Identifier:
2019.1.73
Description:
Heyward, DuBose. Mamba's Daughters: A Novel of Charleston. Grosset & Dunlap, 1929.

Mamba's Daughters was written by DeBose Heyward and was published by Crowell Publishing in 1929. It takes place in the early 20th century and explores racial boundaries that were prevalent during that time period.  
Date:
1929
Materials:
Paper
Dimensions:
8.25"" h 5.5"" w 1.25"" d
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Exhibit/Program
Changing America (May 25 – October 13 2019)

Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963, examines the relationship between two great people’s movements, which both grew out of decades of bold actions, resistance, organization, and vision. One hundred years separate them, yet they are linked in a larger story of liberty and the American experience – one that has had a profound impact on the generations that followed. 

The GRPM added artifacts and stories to the exhibition to give it an additional local perspective. In addition to artifacts from the GRPM Collections, many artifacts on display are on loan from the Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives. Local stories are told through the eyes of our community in the form of oral histories and a place for visitors to share their own stories.

Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963 was created by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Museum of American History in collaboration with the American Library Association Public Programs Office. The exhibition is made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).


Maker/Donor
DuBose Heyward
Edwin DuBose Heyward, born in 1885, was an American author known for his novel Porgy. It was adapted into a play as well as an opera and film. He passed away in 1940. 
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