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Celebrating Black History Month

 

Sylvia H. Williams, Honorary Degree Recipient, Oberlin College Commencement, 1990.

 

Sylvia H. Williams (d. 1996) received her B.A. from Oberlin College in 1957. She was a member of the Oberlin College Board of Trustees (1990-96). Williams was the Director of the National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. (1983-96). She was the first woman to direct a Smithsonian Museum.

 

See Sylvia H. Williams' finding guide for more information

 

 


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