Summary: H.R.4450 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/13/1979)

Afro-American Museum Act - Establishes the Afro-American History and Culture Board which shall be responsible for the establishment of the National Museum of Afro-American History and Culture. Authorizes the museum to preserve, collect and display objects relating to the history and culture of Afro-Americans and to establish exhibits, curatorial services, library programs, archives programs, professional museum training programs and educational and extension services.

Directs the Board to construct and operate the initial branch and headquarters of the museum in Wilberforce, Ohio, and to study the possibility of establishing other branches in different areas of the country.