Black Memorabilia, Fine Art and Craft Show

Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 at 10:00am

Montgomery County Fairgrounds
501 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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Many Vendors and Artisan with Black Memorabilia, Fine Art and Crafts for sale including slavery artifacts and documents, paintings, books, dolls, autographs, stamps, advertisements, toys, prints, textiles, political and civil rights memorabilia, kitchen collectibles, jewelry, postcards, cookie jars, sports memorabilia, photographic items, movie posters, coins, entertainment memorabilia, Civil War, Black Panther memorabilia and much more.

Educational Exhibits:
- The “Lest We Forget Black Holocaust Museum of Slavery” from Philadelphia, PA. Exhibit from their extensive collection of slavery artifacts and Jim Crow memorabilia
- Marcus Garvey Exhibit
- Original Black Panther Party Exhibit presented by the East Coast Chapter
- Malcolm X Exhibit
- Buffalo Soldiers Exhibit
- Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit
- George Washington Carver Exhibit
- Nannie Helen Burroughs Exhibit
- History of Gospel Music Exhibit
- Frederick Douglass Exhibit
- Hip-Hop Exhibit
- Negro League Baseball Exhibit

- A. Peter Bailey will be signing his book “Witnessing Brother Malcolm X:The Master Teacher”

- Col. Charles E. McGee will be signing his book “TUSKEGEE AIRMAN: The Biography of Charles E. McGee Air Force Fighter Combat Record Holder”

- Pacifica Radio WPFW show host Esther Iverem will be signing her book, “Olokun of the Galaxy”, a poetry and visual arts book about Olokun, an African spirit of the deepest ocean. Iverem will also have a selection of her award-winning Olokun of the Galaxy art dolls for sale.

- Celebrity Autograph Session with:
- FRED WILLIAMSON - American film actor, director, writer and producer. Best known for his crime drama film “Black Caesar” and its sequel “Hell Up In Harlem”. He is also a former professional football player with the Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs.
- Negro League Baseball Players
- Tuskegee Airmen

Purchase Negro League Baseball memorabilia

Admission: $7 ,Students Admitted Free
Good food - Rain or Shine

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