January 4, 1996 Library of Congress Traveling Exhibit on Plantation Life Opens at Martin Luther King Library January 10

Contact: Helen Dalrymple (202) 707-1940

The Library of Congress traveling exhibit on plantation life will open Jan. 10 at the Martin Luther King Memorial Library, 901 G Street NW. The exhibit, "Cultural Landscape of the Plantation," will remain on display there through Feb. 11.

Its next venue is the Historical Society of Talbot County, 25 S. Washington Street, Easton, Md., where it will open Feb. 17.

A list of the future venues for the exhibit follows.

Feb. 17 - March 31
Historical Society of Talbot County
Easton, Md.

April 20 - June 2
Sam Houston Memorial Museum
Huntsville, Texas

Oct. 26 - Dec. 8
Frederick Douglass Library
University of Maryland/Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, Md.

Feb. 23 - April 9, 1997
Virginia Historical Society


PR 96-006
ISSN 0731-3527