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Schomburg Center celebrates 90th anniversary with special display dedicated to black achievement

Scrapbook of famed Harlem Renaissance diva Josephine Baker. Image from "Schomburg Center celebrates 90th anniversary with special display dedicated to black achievement" story by Ginger Adams Otis NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, September 26, 2015, 10:10

Rudolph Fisher (May 9, 1897, Washington, DC December 26, 1934) was an African-American physician, radiologist, novelist, short story writer, dramatist, and musician, orator. He earned his B.A. from Brown University in 1919, where he delivered the valedictory address, and received a M.A. a year later. He graduated from Howard University Medical School in 1924. He had a fellowship at College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. #BlackHistory #Howard University

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Schomburg Center celebrates 90th anniversary with special display dedicated to black achievement

Schomburg Center celebrates 90th anniversary with special display dedicated to black achievement Story by Ginger Adams Otis NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Harlem Renaissance African-American History Black History Month

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Schomburg Center celebrates 90th anniversary with special display dedicated to black achievement

The great scholar of the Harlem Renaissance Arturo Schomburg was born in Santurce, P.R., to a black midwife from St. Croix and a German businessman. PHOTO FROM Schomburg Center celebrates 90th anniversary with special display dedicated to black achievement story by Ginger Adams Otis NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, September 26, 2015, 10:10

Horace King (1807-1885) was the most respected bridge-builder in Alabama, Georgia, and northeastern Mississippi during the mid-nineteenth century. As a slave until 1846, King and his master John Godwin worked as partners on major construction projects. By 1860 he was one of the wealthiest free blacks in Alabama. Both as a slave and a free black, King traveled without any restrictions throughout the Deep South.