A Century of Black Life, History, & Culture: Stories from GPO: Parts 1 & 2

  • Duration: Part 1 - 17 minutes. Part 2 - 18 minutes
  • Date Recorded: February 27, 2015


  • George Barnum, Agency Historian, GPO


The U.S. Government Publishing Office celebrated Black History Month with live discussions and recorded webcasts. In the 154 years GPO has been open for business, a diverse culture has always been a part of the workforce. Learn about some of the individuals who have been noted over the years for their contributions to GPO and their country, as well as the impact at GPO of the mandatory segregation in Federal agencies beginning in 1913. This webcast is presented in two parts by GPO’s Historian, George Barnum and includes numerous photos and images in GPO’s treasured archive collection.

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