Photographs of Progress: Images of Black Missourians at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

2/19/2018 to 2/24/2018 | Missouri State Museum | Jefferson City, MO

In celebration of Black History Month, the Missouri State Museum has created a pop-up exhibit featuring historic portraits of black Missourians. The exhibit introduces viewers to the use of photography as a means of empowering and documenting the black community. The photographs capture images of people struggling to overcome discrimination and find a better life for themselves and their descendants. Click here to read the news release.

Exhibit Location:

The pop-up exhibit will be hosted by Jefferson City Parks and Recreation at the LINC, 1299 Lafayette St., Jefferson City, Mo. 

Exhibit Hours

The exhibit will be on display Feb. 19-24 during the regular operating hours of the LINC.  For hours visit:

First Floor, State Capitol, 201 W. Capitol, Jefferson City, MO | (573) 751-2854