Last updated: 3/4/2010
A.C. McMillan African American Museum
Emory, Texas
Street Address
4156 South Texas Street
Emory, TX 75440
Mailing Address
4156 South Texas Street
Emory, TX 75440
phone: 903-474-0083
Hours
Thursday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Admissions
Free
Museum Type(s)
Art
Staff
Gwendolyn M. Lawe, Director
phone: 214-309-9253
Modis McMillan, Volunteer Coordinator
phone: 903-474-0083
Description

The building in Emory has a number of exhibits and artifacts that detail the stories of the Reconstruction era in Texas, as well as Negro League baseball and Buffalo soldiers. The museum also includes a number of vintage U.S. postage stamps as well as a display of the Rosenwald Schools in the South. In fact, the museum is now in the midst of a fund-raising campaign to ultimately preserve and restore a vacated Rosenwald School building in the community.

Artifact Collections

African Artifacts
African American Art
Slavery Collection

Research Collections

African Americans on U. S. Postage Stamps
Negro Baseball Leagues
Reconstruction in Texas
The Rosenwald Schools in the South
Buffalo Soldiers

Educational Programs

All exhibitions are free. We do have a volunteer docent program. Educational materials may be borrowed by teachers and/or other institutions at no cost.

The Museum does collaborative programs with the Public Library and the Genealogical Society. Educational programs, such as summer day camp, and class/group tours are provided for youth.

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars

Appointment required: No

Publications

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