Today in History: November 9: Benjamin Banneker


Subject:
Black Resources , Biographies & Famous People , Science

Description:
Collection of resources related to "mathematician and astronomer Benjamin Banneker [who] was born on November 9, 1731, in Ellicott's Mills, Maryland. Largely self-taught, Banneker was one of the first African Americans to gain distinction in science." Includes links to exhibitions, digitized documents, and other images and writings. From the American Memory Project of the Library of Congress.

Publisher:
Library of Congress

Language:
English

Source:
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/nov09.html


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