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Row 1,   Carter G. Woodson 136 birthday celebration at Shiloh Baptist Church; Art Carter, E. Fannie Granton and Dwight  Ellis, Capital Press Club 11.17. 1979 awards dinner;  Art Carter;  Ethel Payne, Max RobinsonMel Goode, Maureen Bunyan , Capital Press Club 11.17.1979 awards dinner; Pope John Paul II and President Jimmy Carter, 10.6.1979.

Row 2.  Dr. Dorothy Irene Height of Fourth President of NCNW; Mississippi Senator Blanche K. Bruce gravesite, Woodlawn Cemetery , 3939 Benning Road  Northeast Washington, D. C.Va. Congressman John Mercer Langston (1829-1897) gravesite, Woodlawn Cemetery , 3939 Benning Road  Northeast Washington, D. C., He was Virgina's first African American.Congressman serving term from 1879 to 1881. ;  L-r. Dr. Dorothy Irene Height President Emeritis NCNW, Sandy Feldman AFT President and Barbara VanBlake AFT Civil Rights Director pictured at 2004 Washington D. C. .AFT Quest Conference luncheon; Dr. Dorothy Irene Height President Emeritis NCNW and my mother Dorothy Mae Thomas Williams, President, Washington D. C. Chapter NCNW 1978-1982 .

Row 3. Bethune Cookman University,(founded by Mary McLeod Bethune), students in attendance for the unveiling of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)  Mary McLeod Bethune statue in Lincoln Park, N. E. Washington, D.C. 7.10.1974; African American Civil War period dressers in attendence at the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) luncheon 2.26.2011;Dr. Daryl Michael Scott Vice President for Programs Howard University, "Looking back at the African American and the Civil War."; Historian and educator Lonnie G. Bunch greets Lerone Bennett Jr., scholar, author "Before The Mayflower" and social historian, much controverted by some people by his book, between others, Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream in the year 2000. ***Wikipedia  He was the  key note speaker  at the 85th Annual Black history Month speaking on Black Americans and The Civil War; Mrs. Eleanor Baltimore 90th Birthday Celebration portrait, June 4, 2011.

Row 4. Raleigh N. C. Detention Center police guard the Raleigh North Carolina Women's Detention Center during a Free Joan Little March to the Raleigh N. C. Wade County Court House;  Six Charter members of the Capital Press Club, l-r Alfred Sweeney, Washington Afro-American Newspaper reporter; Dutton Ferguson, Flash Magazine reporter/free lance writer; Ike Kendrick, Gaily News advertising agent; Daniel Day, news division specialist of the U. S. War Department, 1943; Harry McAlpin, Atlanta Daily World reporter, 1943 and Art Carter, Baltimore Afro-American Newspaper sports reporter and war correspondent; Attorney, author, scholar and Reverend Dr. Pauli Murray with dog Roy out side of her Arlington Va. Apartment Building.; Mac Herron  New England Patriots halfback, Lenny Moore, Baltimore Colts-NFL Hall of Frame member and Franco Harris, Pittsburgh Steelers-NFL Hall of Frame memberRuth Jenkins, Afro-American Newspaper Church Editor and my assignment editor at the Washington Afro-American Newspaper.

Row 5.  Left-right:  Art Carter, publisher, Washington Afro-American Newspaper, 1978; Dr. Rupert J. Picott, Executive Director, ASALH, 1975; Carlos Rosario endorsing Walter E. Washington for the Office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia, 1975; Baseball players, 1974; Princess Anne excepting the Keys to the City from D.C. Mayor Walter E. Washington in the District Building, June 1979.

Row 6. Left-right: Donna Wells, Maurice Sorrell; Donna Wells Funeral; Effi and Christopher Barry 6.17.1980, Effi Barry Funeral; D. C. Banneker Junior High Class of 1955 reunion - June 1995 pictured at Herman and Claudia Thompson Deale Md. house.

Row 7.  Muhammad Ali, White House News Conference, 3.1979; "SALT PEANUTS, SALT PEANUTS" President Jimmy Carter, Max Roach and Dizzy Gillespie, June 1979; " Mary Lou Williams pianist who played with Duke Ellington and early band, The Washingtonians.  Since 1996, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. has an annual Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. She is pictured here playing at a White House Jazz festival hosted by President Jimmy Carter. June 1979. Earth, Wind and Fire photo shoot,  L-R Photographers Maurice Sorrell, Ebony, Jet - Johnson Publication. Joe Brooks,Johnson Publiishing Company free lance photographer. Jim Wells, (James Lesesne Wells Jr.) free lance photographer , Jim Wells photographers. David "Oggi" Ogburn, free lance photographer.  Photo by Milton Williams, April 1979; Melvin Deale dancers, Malcolm X Park  African Liberation Day May 19, 1976 Photo by Milton Williams.

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