Monthly archives for May, 2016

Lonnie Bunch to Receive Visionary Historian Award from the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Award to be presented Thursday, May 26 at the Historical Society‚Äôs 122nd Anniversary Celebration WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., is honored to announce that Lonnie G. Bunch III is the third recipient of the Visionary Historian Award. The Visionary Historian award is presented to an individual whose lifetime body of work represents […]

D.C. Plans Coordinated Oral History Project

D.C. Plans Coordinated Oral History Project

By Andrew Giambrone | Washington City Paper, May 17, 2016 Read Andrew Giambrone’s article.

Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Honors Lonnie Bunch with Visionary Historian Award

At its 122nd Anniversary Celebration, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. will honor Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), with its third Visionary Historian Award. The Visionary Historian award is presented to an individual whose lifetime body of work represents the highest achievement […]