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October 2018

Hockley Cemetery Clean Up

October 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Northern Hills Elementary School, 13901 Higgins Road
San Antonio, TX 78217 United States
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The fragments of markers, integrity of the original legal cemetery and access boundaries, and human remains are severely threatened by vandalism, desecration, illegal encroachment and maintenance neglect. It is essential that a halt be brought to illegal intrusions and obstructions into the cemetery and proper perpetual maintenance be organized.

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January 2019

SAAACAM Open House – DreamWeek 2019

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sutton Family Homestead, 430 N. Cherry St.
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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In partnership with DreamWeek 2019, SAAACAM is hosting an Open House at the Sutton Family Homestead at 430 N. Cherry St. on Saturday, January 19th from 10am to 2pm. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend to learn more about SAAACAM and find out how you can contribute to the preservation of San Antonio’s African American history. This event is free, but donations are encouraged to support the museum and digital archive. We welcome and encourage community support. If you…

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April 2019

2019 Fiesta Family Blues Festival

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wheatley Heights Sports Complex, 200 Noblewood Drive
San Antonio, TX 78220 United States
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The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) is partnering with the San Antonio Fiesta Commission to present the inaugural Fiesta Family Blues Festival on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Wheatley Heights Sports Complex from 4-11 p.m. Local favorite, Michael Ward (also known as “the Velvet Violinist”) will headline the performances, showcasing his mastery of the blues violin. Opening entertainment begins at 6:00 p.m. and includes, BillyRay Sheppard, Joe Jama, and The Davidson Brothers. A variety of…

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June 2019

June 2019 Open House

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sutton Family Homestead, 430 N. Cherry St.
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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Join SAAACAM on June 22nd from 10am-1pm at 430 North Cherry St, as we proudly display some of the works from this year’s Black History Conference. Methods of Historical Research is a senior seminar course required of every History major at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Students spend the semester learning about the historian’s craft by doing it themselves. This semester, Dr. Philis Barragán Goetz taught a section of Methods in collaboration with the San Antonio African American Community Archive and…

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July 2019

July 2019 Open House

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sutton Family Homestead, 430 N. Cherry St.
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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August 2019

August 2019 Open House

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sutton Family Homestead, 430 N. Cherry St.
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend to learn more about SAAACAM and find out how you can contribute to the preservation of San Antonio’s African American history. This event is free, though, donations are encouraged to support the museum and digital archive. We welcome and encourage community support. If you would like to volunteer or donate to SAAACAM, please contact us at 210-724-3350 or admin@saaacam.org.

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September 2019

September 2019 Open House

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sutton Family Homestead, 430 N. Cherry St.
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend to learn more about SAAACAM and find out how you can contribute to the preservation of San Antonio’s African American history. This event is free, though, donations are encouraged to support the museum and digital archive. We welcome and encourage community support. If you would like to volunteer or donate to SAAACAM, please contact us at 210-724-3350 or admin@saaacam.org.

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October 2019

SAAACAM Oral History Techniques Training (Open to the Public)

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room at BiblioTech East, 1203 North Walters Street
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
Free

Join us for our Oral History Techniques Training on October 25, 2019 at the Bexar BiblioTech East!  Historians from the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) and the University of North Carolina are coming together to provide oral history techniques training to SAAACAM volunteers, the organization's members as well as the general public in an effort to grow the collection of oral histories of persons residing in the San Antonio area.  Interested participants are encouraged to register…

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SAAACAM Oral History Techniques Training (Open to the Public)

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Community Room at BiblioTech East, 1203 North Walters Street
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
Free

Join us for our Oral History Techniques Training on October 25, 2019 at the Bexar BiblioTech East!  Historians from the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) and the University of North Carolina are coming together to provide oral history techniques training to SAAACAM volunteers, the organization's members as well as the general public in an effort to grow the collection of oral histories of persons residing in the San Antonio area.  Interested participants are encouraged to register…

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SAAACAM History Harvest (Open to the Public)

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
SAAACAM at the Historic Sutton Family Homestead, 430 N. Cherry St.
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
Free

Join us for our History Harvest on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at SAAACAM at the Historic Sutton Family Homestead! The mission of the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) is to collect and preserve the shared history of African Americans in the San Antonio region. From time to time, SAAACAM facilitates History Harvest in an effort to engage the public in collecting their own personal family histories towards the creation of a more inclusive dialogue related to…

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