Black Memorabilia Collector’s Fair
Plus first African American to record a home run for the Orioles, Joe Durham, signs autographs at the event.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Are you an avid collector? Come peruse and shop for antiques and vintage collections displaying a wide range of Black Memorabilia. Hear mini-presentations about collections on display, learn how to start your own personal collection and meet Mabel O. Wilson, author of Negro Building: Black Americans in the World of Fairs and Museums that traces the evolution of black public history from the Civil War through the civil rights movement of the 1960s at world’s fairs, Emancipation expositions, and early black grassroots museums.
Collections and Educational Exhibits Featured:
Vendors with Art, Black Dolls and Collectibles for sale including historical artifacts and documents, books, autographs, advertisements, prints, textiles, political and civil rights memorabilia, kitchen collectibles, jewelry, postcards, cookie jars, sports memorabilia, photographic items, antique clocks, Civil War and much more.
- The "Lest We Forget Black Holocaust Museum of Slavery" - an extensive collection of slavery artifacts and Jim Crow memorabilia
- Buffalo Soldier Exhibit of African-American Military and Western Frontier History
- Negro League Baseball Teams Exhibit- (Meet Negro League Baseball Players during Autograph Session)
Co-sponsored by the Baltimore American Institute of Architects.
Free admission (Free Fall Weekend).