This drawing, "Landing Negroes at Jamestown from Dutch man-of-war, 1619," chronicles the first 20 African slaves arriving in Jameston, Virginia.
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WASINGTON INFORMER — The Department of the Interior and the National Park Service has appointed the 400 Years of African History Commission and charged it with planning, developing and carrying out programs and activities. […read more]