Conscience of a Nation

John Hope Franklin on African-American History


January 1, 2010March 1, 2010

Location: Rare Book Room Cases

Artist: Various

This exhibit was curated in memory of Dr. John Hope Franklin (1915-2009), renowned historian, author, teacher, and activist. Through the many forms of historical documentation in the collections of the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, the exhibit touched on four periods crucial to understanding the history of African Americans in the United States. The online exhibit is no longer available, but archived version can be viewed at the Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20100316214622/http:/library.duke.edu/exhibits/johnhopefranklin/index.html 

For more information, please visit the website for the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture: https://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/franklin