Schenectady

Scrapbook 1975 to 1988: Black History Month – arts, education and the Schenectady NAACP

Singers perform during the Martin Luther King observance at Linton High School in 1986.
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Singers perform during the Martin Luther King observance at Linton High School in 1986.

SCHENECTADY – Today, The Daily Gazette’s observance of Black History Month concludes with this fourth Capital Region Scrapbook page featuring photos of Black achievement, recreation and expression.

Gazette file photos

Singers perform during the Martin Luther King observance at Linton High School in 1986.

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Schenectady NAACP members gather for a 1978 planning session.

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Members of the Hamilton Hill Arts Center examine new craft work during a project that took place in 1983.

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Two people share a conversation at the 1988 salute to Black arts and performance at the Empire State Plaza.

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Men and women from the NAACP banquet committee plan an upcoming event in 1975.

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Faces in the crowd are part of the salute to Black arts and performance at the Empire State Plaza in Albany in 1988.

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Young people promote their “Show & Tell For the Young, Gifted & Black” event in 1978, part of a Black Awareness campaign.

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A young woman performs with an animation-minded friend at the salute to Black arts and performance at the Empire State Plaza in Albany in 1988.

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