Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2016’

Exhibit Explores Photography of Sojourner Truth

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is Sojourner Truth, Photography, and the Fight Against Slavery, an exhibition that features photographic carte de visite portraits of Truth that she sold to help make a living. From an article by KQED: “While only privileged white Americans could afford to commission painted oil portraits, photographic portraits were easy to …

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Community Walking Tours 9/10 and 10/8

There will be 2 more community walking tours this year. Please join us at the statue at 10 a.m. for a walk through history: Sojourner Truth, David Ruggles, Frederick Douglass, and other major 19th c. abolitionists lived or visited Florence and left their mark here. Sept. 10 Oct. 8 Meet at the statue, corner of Park & Pine Sts., Florence, 10 a.m.

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The Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee is a 501(c)3 organization ("Committee for Northampton, Inc"); EIN 22-3529750.