THANK YOU to our donors who contributed to Chick History in 2018! Your support and belief in the work of Chick History makes all the difference, and we can’t do this without you. Thanks to the generosity of the following donors:
Carpe Diem Copyright Management
Pam Lewis Foundation
Silly Sitterz Baby Sitting
Ashley Brown Howell
Twyla Lambert Clark
2018 Year in Review
Chick history’s statewide effort to document African American women’s political history moves to middle Tennessee. First digitization event at national civil rights museum yielded dozens of items including rare studio portrait by Memphis’ first black professional photographer. Read more >>.
Report From Chick History Digitization Event In Nashville – Collection Reaches 100
On May 18-20, 2018, at the Nashville Public Library – Downtown, Chick History held its second Digitization Event as part of the Protecting the Legacy project. Thanks to the generosity of our participants and their commitment to sharing and preserving local history, we were able to digitize 33 items and conduct 6 oral histories. This brings the total number of collected histories to date to 100. Read More >>.
Help Build The Tennessee Women’s History Calendar!
It’s time to start building the Women’s History Calendar! In 2016, we launched March to the 19th, a grassroots campaign for women’s history in Tennessee, in partnership with Humanities Tennessee. Over the past two years, we’ve traveled across the state building a network and collecting stories in Phase I and II. And now, it’s time to start work on Phase III: Sharing the Women’s History All Around Us. Read More >>.
Report From Chick History Digitization Event In Knoxville – Collection Passes 150 Items
On November 16-17, 2018, at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center, Chick History held its final Digitization Event as part of the Protecting the Legacy project. Thanks to the generosity of our participants and their commitment to sharing and preserving local history, we were able to digitize 53 items. This brings the total number of collected histories to date to over 150. Read More >>.
On the Road
In the News
She spent her life archiving African-Americans’ story. Now a rare photo is telling hers. The Tennessean. May 10, 2018.
Chick History’s ‘Protecting the Legacy’ project aims to uncover stories of African-American women in Tennessee. WBIR Channel 10 Knoxville News. September 15, 2018.
Chick History explores missing pieces of history. The Daily Beacon, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. October 18, 2018.
Chick History uncovers lost stories of African American women in Tennessee. WBIR Channel 10 Knoxville News. November 16, 2018.