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On Line Exhibitions

All the Stories Are True
This website is the online supplement to All the Stories Are True. Inside you will find biographical information on the featured authors and video clips not found in the exhibition.

The Adam Francis Plummer Diary
Adam Francis Plummer was born into slavery in 1819 on the Goodwood Plantation of George Calvert, a descendant of the founding governors of the Colony of Maryland, in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland. This website presents the Diary of Adam Francis Plummer in a digital format with a transcription of the diary, images and descriptions of the other materials in the Plummer-Arnold Family Collection, essays, a glossary of terms, and educational resources for teachers. Throughout the website and in the essays, special words or concepts are noted in red italics. These words and concepts are found in the glossary section of the website.

Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life
Speak to My Heart is a virtual exhibition about faith and spiritual traditions in the African American community. The original exhibition closed Septemeber of 2000. Also, please note that the Smithsonian Institution Arts and Industries Building is now closed to the public.

Still Cookin' By the Fireside: African Americans in Food Service
Still Cookin' By the Fireside is a virtual exhibition that explores the involvement of African Americans in food service from the Colonial Era to the Post-World War II Era.

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