Archive for Term: Image

Mr. Marshall Comes To Hillburn

By Travis E. Jackson, Ed.D. The decade between 1940-1950 was dominated by the Second World War and the uneasy peace that followed. When the Japanese launched their surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941, they were already in control of much of the Pacific region. Their major...

Our Photographer – Ronnie Farley

Ronnie Farley is an award-winning fine art and editorial photographer. Ronnie’s books include; Women of the Native Struggle: Portraits and Testimony of Native American Women (Crown), Cowgirls: Contemporary Portraits of the American West (Crown/ Thunder’s Mouth Press), Diary of a Pedestrian: A New York Photo Memoir (Third Eye Press), and New York Water Towers (KMWstudio). Ronnie’s work has been...

Our Museum Curator – Jamila Brathwaite

Jamila Brathwaite has researched African American history within Rockland County for many years. Her work on this project entailed the identification of historical locations of interests and compiling the historical narratives. Jamila is a public historian, project consultant and curator. She has worked with the African American Historical Society...

Welcome to the Virtual Museum!

Welcome to AAHS of Rockland’s Virtual Museum.  Thank you for reviewing the rich history of Rockland County NY through vivid imagery. This site is designed to expose visitors to locations of African American historical significance.  We hope you enjoy your visit, leave comments on what you like and what...