|The Exhibit of American Negroes is a
reconstruction of highlights from an exhibit of the same name that was shown at the Paris
1900 International Exposition, also known as the World's Fair. Put together by W. E. B.
DuBois, Thomas Calloway, and several historic black colleges, the original exhibit
included thousands of photographs, as well as hundreds of books, pamphlets, and assorted
documents, chronicling the experience of African Americans from the Civil War to the year
The materials included in this reconstruction represent an overview of one of America's great collections of African-American historical artifacts. Drawn primarily from materials in the Library of Congress, it was assembled and edited by Professor Eugene F. Provenzo Jr.
Copyright © 2005 by Facts On File, Inc., and Eugene Provenzo.
African-American History & Culture. Copyright © 2005 by Facts On File, Inc.