Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History

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Cory Rogers leads a tour for Pine Hill Middle School students at The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Rogers spoke about the history of the house, noting that the Augusta branch of the NAACP was established in Lucy C. Laney's home by James Weldon Johnson and others. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Lucy Craft Laney Exhibition is one of six permanent exhibitions at The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History. The schedule for museum tours is currently full, but spots are open for March. Tours may be scheduled by contacting the museum at (706) 724-3576. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Christine Miller-Betts (center), executive director, leads a tour for Pine Hill Middle School students at The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Pilgrim Health & Life Insurance Collection is one of six permanent exhibitions at The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History. The schedule for museum tours is currently full, but spots are open for March. Tours may be scheduled by contacting the museum at (706) 724-3576. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Pine Hill Middle School students walk upstairs to view other permanent exhibitions at The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A Pine Hill Middle School student looks at portraits in the Pilgrim Health & Life Insurance Collection room at The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Cory Rogers (left) leads a tour for Pine Hill Middle School students at The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Rogers spoke about the history of the house, noting that the Augusta branch of the NAACP was established in Lucy C. Laney's home by James Weldon Johnson and others. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is located at 1116 Phillips Street. The schedule for museum tours is currently full, but spots are open for March. Tours may be scheduled by contacting the museum at (706) 724-3576. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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This bust of Lucy Craft Laney was created by artist and sculptor Norman Hughes, an Augusta native and Paine College alumnus, and is on display at The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Pine Hill Middle School students view artwork and photographs at The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Christine Miller-Betts (center), executive director, leads a tour for Pine Hill Middle School students at The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Pine Hill Middle School students from teacher Adam Mullis' (center right) class attempt to answer a question posed by Cory Rogers about the Tuskegee Airmen as Rogers leads a tour of The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is located at 1116 Phillips Street. The schedule for museum tours for the remainder of February is full, but spots are open for March. Tours may be scheduled by contacting the museum at (706) 724-3576. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF

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