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African American Collections at the Caroliniana: Homegoings, Funeral Homes and Celebrations of Community Life

Feb 16, 2016 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us as curators Nathan Saunders and Mike Berry explore the rich African American culture in South Carolina through the lens of Manigault-Hurley Funeral Home; African American funeral home programs from various manuscript collections; and African American newspapers such as The Lighthouse and Informer and Palmetto Leader.

African-American funeral with James Henry Robinson, right, J.B. Lourie?, Mr. Enttyminger by casket (Photographs Minnie Walker Johnson Collection – 4)