MIT Black History Project exhibit, 2022

MIT Black History Project exhibit, 2022
Courtesy MIT Museum

"Technology and the Dream," the MIT Black History Project exhibit in the new MIT Museum on Kendall Square, is based on the book of the same name by project founding director Clarence G. Williams. The exhibit includes a 1960 stroboscopic photograph by electrical engineering professor Harold Edgerton of dancer and architecture student Gus Solomons '61. MIT Museum, October 2022.

The MIT Collects gallery highlights the MIT Black History Project’s oral history interview collection, making audible the transformative voices and visions that have pushed MIT during the past half-century to be open to all. Experience audio interviews with students, faculty, and administrators from Clarence Williams' book on the Black experience at MIT.

MIT Museum, October 2022

Timeline: 2020s
School: School of Architecture and Planning
Department: Architecture
Career: Arts & Humanities
Object: Image
Collection: Clarence G. Wiliams, Exhibits, Rising Voices 1995-Present, Students, The Solomons