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January 2015

THE CAMPAIGNS OF MOLLY HUNDLEY showing at DC Library.

January 24, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cleveland Park Neighborhood Public Library, 3310 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, 20008 United States
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From 1921 to 1955, Mrs. Mary Gibson Hundley was an exacting teacher of French and Latin at the famous Dunbar High School in Washingon, D.C.  The films ‘s title reflects Mrs. Hundley’s educational advancement against racism at her college; her drive to encourage students to excel in all ways, the students who were inspired by her; her legal battle against a racially-restricted covenant that evicted her from her home;  and finally, Mrs. Hundley's campaign to save the historic Dunbar High School…

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October 2015

MOLLY HUNDLEY at AAHGS National Conference in Richmond

October 14, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For its annual conference, the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society is hosting THE CAMPAIGNS OF MOLLY HUNLDEY as a major part of an evening program.  Following the showing, Chowan Discovery’s Marvin T. Jones will take discuss the film.   CAMPAIGNS will be screened at the University of Richmond, Downtown Campus, 626 East Broad Street, (one block from the Richmond Marriott) at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14. Light refreshments will follow the screening. From 1921 to 1955, Mrs. Mary Gibson Hundley was an exacting teacher…

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September 2016

Mrs. Thomas lost her farm but her country gained a hero.

September 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cleveland Park Neighborhood Public Library, 3310 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, 20008 United States
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Elizabeth Proctor Thomas, 1824 - 1917. The film “Aunt Betty and Fort Stevens,” tells the story of Elizabeth Proctor Thomas, a Free Woman of Color who, despite losing her farm during the Civil War, becomes a heroine in her Washington, D.C. community.  At one the worst moments in her life, she is comforted by Abraham Lincoln.   Mrs. Proctor went to serve the fort that replaced her farm and livestock, even during the Battle of Fort Stevens in July 1864.  Her…

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March 2017

15th Public Showing of CAMPAIGNS OF MOLLY HUNDLEY

March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives, 1201 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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The Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives, directed by Kimberley Springle, gave us plenty of assistance when we were researching for our two Dunbar films.  We are pleased to present the latest one at the Charles Sumner. From 1921 to 1955, Mrs. Mary Gibson Hundley was an exacting teacher of French and Latin at the famous Dunbar High School in Washingon, D.C.  The film's title reflects Mrs. Hundley’s educational advancement against racism at her college; her drive to encourage students to excel…

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April 2017

Dunbar High School’s Classic Age – 1870 – 1957 film showing

April 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, 1100 4th St, SW
Wshington, DC United States
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The first public high school for African Americans, the Paul W. Lawrence High School in Washington, D.C. was known for the sterling education given to its students and for the successes they achieved in later life.  Among its famous students are General Benjamin Davis, Sr., Nannie Helen Burroughs, Dr. Charles Drew, Charles Hamilton Houston, Senator Edward Brooke and Elizabeth Catlett.  Notable principals and teachers include  Mary Jane Patterson, Richard T. Greener, Anna Julia Cooper, Christian Fleetwood, Edward C. Williams, Jesse Redmon…

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Dunbar High School’s Classic Age – 1870 – 1957 film showing in Georgetown

April 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 1334 29th St., NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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The first public high school for African Americans, the Paul W. Lawrence High School in Washington, D.C. was known for the sterling education given to its students and for the successes they achieved in later life.  Among its famous students are General Benjamin Davis, Sr., Nannie Helen Burroughs, Dr. Charles Drew, Charles Hamilton Houston, Senator Edward Brooke and Elizabeth Catlett.  Notable principals and teachers include  Mary Jane Patterson, Richard T. Greener, Anna Julia Cooper, Christian Fleetwood, Edward C. Williams, Jesse Redmon…

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June 2017

Dunbar High School’s Classic Age: 1870 – 1957 film showing in Shepherd Park, DC

June 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Shepherd Park Public Library, 7420 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20012 United States
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The first public high school for African Americans, the Paul W. Lawrence High School in Washington, D.C. was known for the sterling education given to its students and for the successes they achieved in later life.  Among its famous students are General Benjamin Davis, Sr., Nannie Helen Burroughs, Dr. Charles Drew, Charles Hamilton Houston, Senator Edward Brooke and Elizabeth Catlett.  Notable principals and teachers include  Mary Jane Patterson, Richard T. Greener, Anna Julia Cooper, Christian Fleetwood, Edward C. Williams, Jesse Redmon…

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