Saturday, April 21, 2012

New Museum Opens-The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia

The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia in Big Rapids, Michigan Soon Open to the Public
Grand Opening April 26, 2012

The Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University • 1201 S. State Street, Big Rapids, Michigan USA • 49307 • Main Switchboard (231) 591-2000

The Museum's exhibits and artworks address racial stereotyping, attempting to create a dialogue about this subject and to break the wall of racism. There are six exhibit areas -- Who and What is Jim Crow, Jim Crow Violence, Jim Crow and Anti-Black Imagery, Battling Jim Crow Imagery, Attacking Jim Crow Segregation, and Beyond Jim Crow. The Museum also offers a timeline of the African American experience in the United States.

The Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University strives to become a leader in social activism and in the discussion of race and race relations. It also already has an immense collection of art that is worth viewing.

Regular hours are Monday through Friday 12-5 p.m. and by appointment. To schedule a tour, please contact the museum at (231) 591-5873 or at 
Please refer to the calendar of events for availability.

The information and images above are all from the website for The Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University.

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