Henry B. Plant Museum

Exhibits

“When the Train Comes Along”: Booker T. Washington at the Tampa Bay Casino

Henry B. Plant Museum - 401 West Kennedy Boulevard

Program

Folklife and Folk Songs: Sources of Community Memory

Tuesday, July 13th - 12:00p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Henry B. Plant Museum

401 West Kennedy Boulevard - Plant Hall, Grand Salon

Join us in the Grand Salon for a brief talk and video presentation by Professor Charles McGraw Groh and Professor Rodney Shores on the vital importance of family photos, mementos, and songs in preserving community traditions and memory. Then join Professor Groh on a guided tour of our current exhibit “When the Train Comes Along”: Booker T. Washington at the Tampa Bay Casino to discover how these sources contributed to preserving an important chapter of local Black history. Complimentary admission. Bring your own lunch; infused water and cookies provided. Contact info: (813) 254-1891, ext. 7303 or scarter@ut.edu