Object Spotlight – Southern Railway Car No. 1200

Date & Time
Friday, August 16, 2019 12:30 pm to 12:45 pm
African American History and Culture Museum
Meet by the railcar, on Concourse Level 2 in the Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom exhibit.
Event Type
Gallery Talks & Tours
Free; walk-up
No Registration Required
About this Event
Objects connect us to people, places, and stories. Visit the Southern Railway No. 1200, a segregated passenger from the Jim Crow era. Get the inside scope, about the role of Pullman porters and coach attendants—key figures in the African-American community. Join a docent for a 15 minute exploration of Southern Railway No. 1200, a railroad passenger car from the "Jim Crow" era.

NOTE: Object Spotlight is subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. – No programs on most federal holidays. No Registration Required