African American History: Online Exhibits




Scotland Photo Gallery, 1966-1970

Photographs of Scotland, Maryland from the Siegel Collection: Alan Siegel, photographer

Created by Sarah Hedlund, Published October 2019





“The Decree Had Been Handed Down”

The experience of the desegregation process in Montgomery County–before, during, and after–in the words of six women who were there, using sound clips from oral history interviews , photographs, and other historical documentation from Montgomery History’s archives and special collections. 

Created by Sarah Hedlund (October 2017) Updated and published April 2020





The Effects of Brown vs. The Board of Education in Montgomery County

A past exhibit displayed at the Beall-Dawson Museum between Aug. 17, 2004 and Mar. 6, 2005.

Content created by Joanna Church, April 2004; Revised and published July, 2018.