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EXHIBITS

The Clemson Area African American Museum offers exhibits throughout the year. The museum features semi-permanent, fine art and pop-up exhibits.

Coming Soon in 2024

"Sincerely, Daniel"  
 
"Sincerely, Daniel" is an exhibition that celebrates 50 years of the black student athletic achievements from 1964 to 2014 at D.W. Daniel High School.

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Semi-Permanent Exhibits
Early African American Education in Pickens County 

CAAAM's semi-permanent exhibit features the Calhoun Colored School and the Rosenwald Schools in Pickens County. On display are Cecil Williams' pictures that capture a time when the African American community exercised their rights to protest segregation. The photography is a snapshot of defiance in South Carolina which led to the first supreme court case, Briggs v. Elliot. This case was one of five supreme court cases that led to the victory of desegregation of schools in the United States. 

Briggs v. Elliot

Petitioners in the Briggs v. Elliott case. The Briggs v. Elliot case was combined with four others cases and became Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas.

Photographer - Cecil Williams

 

Photo by Cecil Williams. Part of the Clemson Area African American Museum collection.

Cecil Williams' Image
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