Dr. Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week in 1926, which became Black History Month in 1976. Photo courtesy of Smithsonian Institution.
West Virginia poet Norman Jordan has portrayed Dr. Carter G. Woodson in historical re-enactments. He is currently searching for photographs, documents and artifacts related to Woodson to create a traveling exhibit of Woodson's life and to promote black heritage studies. Photo courtesy of West Virginia Library Commission.