Historic Newspaper Clippings

Historic newspaper clippings dealing with the early people, places, and events in the lives of the area’s black residents, covering from about 1730 to 1920, from slave auctions and runaway ads to colored horse shows and Emancipation Day parades.

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Historically Black Communities of Sandy Spring has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.