Melvin B. Tolson Black Heritage Center
Langston, OK 73050
Established in 1970, the Melvin B. Tolson Black Heritage Center houses a collection of over 7,000 volumes, black newspapers and periodicals. It also holds a number of African artifacts. Focusing on the African-American experience in America and abroad, the center acquires materials for the benefit of the students and faculty of Langston University and scholars everywhere. The center is also the national repository for the National Association for the Study and Performance of African and African American Music (NASPAAM).
The namesake of the Black Heritage Center, Melvin Beaunorus Tolson, ...
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking
Tour Information: Guided Tours
Located on Langston University campus. From I-35, take Hwy 33 exit (Guthrie) and travel E to campus.
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