Egungun mask, Yoruba people of Nigeria Butterfly mask, Nuna people of Burkina Faso Diverse Africa
Slavery to the Civil War
Civil Rights in Dubuque The Underground Railroad Iowa’s Black Civil War Regiment
Reconstruction and the Great Migration
African Americans in Congress Artifacts from Buxton, Iowa The Great Migration
Civil Rights and Oral Histories
Adult Voices, Children’s Eyes Visit our Oral Histories Collection Demanding Non-Discrimination Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Doorways: A History of African Americans in Iowa – This virtual exhibit is based on the Museum’s original permanent exhibit which was lost in the flood of 2008.
* These virtual exhibits were created by students from Cornell College. Special thanks to Professor Catherine Stewart for direction on these projects.