Margaret T.G. Burroughs and Black Public History in Cold War Chicago

  title={Margaret T.G. Burroughs and Black Public History in Cold War Chicago},
  author={Ian Maxwell Rocksborough-Smith},
  journal={The Black Scholar},
  pages={26 - 42}
''IN THE 1950s we noticed, there was a group of us, teachers and people who were interested in black history." This was how the late teacher, artist, poet, and activist Dr. Margaret Taylor Goss Burroughs recalled her role in what would become Chicago's DuSable Museum of African American history, originally established in 1961 as the Ebony Museum of Negro History and Art. 1 Burroughs had also been a founder of the South Side Community Arts Center, located across the street on South Michigan… 
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