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African American Civil War Museum

Washington, Washington DC, 20001

Last updated on April 6, 2023

Grant awarded by
Library of Congress
Organization Type
Non-profit Organization
Congressional District(s)
Fiscal Year Of First Grant
FY 2012 [10/01/11 - 09/30/12]
Contributing Organization(s)
Organization description

The African American Civil War Museum has a mission to correct the great wrong that ignored the role that soldiers of the United States Colored Troops played in keeping America united and ending slavery in the United States. The Museum led the effort to build a memorial dedicated to the United States Colored Troops. The memorial list the names of those 209,145 soldiers and is today managed by the National Park Service.

Project description
The Museum is working to build an educational app that will allow for learners to have a primary source interactive experience in exploring our exhibits.
TPS project focus
  • Apps/Online Interactives/Games
Content focus
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil War
  • Classroom teachers
  • Curriculum coordinators
  • Homeschoolers
  • Students
  • 3 - 5
  • 6 - 8
  • 9 - 12
  • Adult learning
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
Population focus
  • African Americans
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