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Photo Credits:
The images of Carter G. Woodson and Mary McLeod Bethune are from the actual stamps of the United States Postal Service.

The image of George Cleveland Hall was borrowed from:, a very informative Black
History month site.

The image of John R. Hawkins is from G. F. Richling,
Evidences of Progress among Colored People (Philadelphia: 1902) digitized by the
University of North Carolina Library's
Documenting the American South Project, an outstanding southern history project.
Founded in 1915, by Dr. Carter G. Woodson and a group of visionaries, ASALH
is dedicated to the following mission:  to promote, research, preserve, interpret
and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global

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Member Benefits can be found by scrolling below.

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Mary McLeod

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John R. Hawkins
George C. Hall*
Membership Benefits Include:
  • A complementary subscription to the Journal of African American History (Formerly the Journal of Negro History), the Jewel of ASALH, edited by V.P.Franklin
  • Discounts on Conference Registration Fees
  • Discounts on Conference Registration Fees
  • Corporate and Institutional Members also receive the Black History Month "Kit", two subscriptions to the Black History Bulletin, and all the same benefits that individual members receive.
  • One vote at each year's Executive Council election.
  • Ability to post books to the ASALH Bookshelf
  • Post your news, events, and jobs to the ASALH
    Community Board for free.
  • Ability to present at the annual ASALH conference.
  • Ability to participate in the conference authors' book signing
Robert E. Park
  John Hope