A Farewell Message from Interim Chief Curator Susan D. Anderson
A FAREWELL MESSAGE FROM INTERIM CHIEF CURATOR SUSAN D. ANDERSON
Image: Portrait of boy and girl, Oliver Denny photographer, Sacramento (1867), Royal E. Towns Papers , African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Dear supporters of AAMLO
My one-year appointment as Interim Chief Curator is coming to an end. My last day at AAMLO is October 20. Thank you for all your help and enthusiasm. With a talented staff and community support we accomplished a great deal in the past year. Some of what we achieved includes
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