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D.W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation launched the mainstream Hollywood film industry in 1915. Simultaneously, Griffith’s viciously racist film sparked an epic century-long struggle for African Americans to establish an equitable and authentic voice and presence in American film.
We're honored to announce that our own Director of Development Lee Price has been awarded the 2021 Spotlight Award from the Society of American Archivists (SAA).
The roots of silhouette portraits are prehistoric. Ancient Greek vases have been discovered featuring black shapes of human figures in profile. The Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder wrote in his final work, Natural History (AD 77–79), about Dibutades, the daughter of a potter in Corinth, who in 600...
Applications are currently open for 2021 NEH Assessment Programs in the categories of Preservation, Digital Preservation, and Risk Assessment & Emergency Preparedness.
It goes without saying that COVID-19 quickly and drastically changed the way organizations like CCAHA operate. Looking back on 2020, CCAHA staff adapted gracefully to remote work and found ways to continue offering all of our usual services and programs remotely. That included our first-ever Virtual...