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Harriet Tubman Tribute and Performances
  • Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater

Join us for a special tribute to the amazing Harriet Tubman: spy, scout, U.S. Civil War nurse abolitionist, Underground Railroad conductor, and women’s suffrage supporter.  Tonight we will welcome Ernestine “Tina” Martin Wyatt, thrice great grand-niece of Harriet Tubman, with performances by Milicent Sparks (Harriet Tubman Living History Performer), the All Souls Jubilee Singers, historian Carol Gibbs, violinist Roy Hill, and the Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers.

Program presented in conjunction with Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote. Rightfully Hers is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Unilever, Pivotal Ventures, Carl M. Freeman Foundation in honor of Virginia Allen Freeman, AARP, AT&T, Ford Motor Company Fund, Facebook, Barbara Lee Family Foundation Fund at the Boston Foundation, Google, HISTORY ®, and Jacqueline B. Mars. Additional support for National Outreach and Programs provided by Denise Gwyn Ferguson, Maggie and Robert Boroujerdi, BMO Financial Group, The Hearst Foundations, Maris S. Cuneo Foundation, FedEx, Bernstein Family Foundation, and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation/Ambassador Fay-Hartog Levin (Ret.).

All public programs at the National Archives are free. Reservations are recommended; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program – please arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the program. Your seat may become available to any waitlisted guests at that time. Use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW. Click here for more information on getting to the National Archives and parking.

Live captioning will be available online and in the William G. McGowan Theater. If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to public.program@nara.gov or call 202.357.5000 in advance.

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