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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 6, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaNational portrait shows 1st Black exhibit Washington a the first exhibition of National significance devoted to the role of Blacks in the american revolutionary War period opened on Independence Day at the National portrait gallery. On july the population of the colonies was about 2 a million. About half a million of these were Blacks nearly All of them slaves. For them there came new Hope for Freedom with the win Ning of Independence and the founding of a new nation dedicated to the proposition that All men Are created equal. It proved to be a Hope which would be frustrated at least until the civil War. The exhibition tilled the Black presence in the Era of the american revolution 1770 includes Many paintings and objects never publicly Dis played before. There Are some 25fl items portraits prints broadsides petitions poems. Letters and a variety of related objects which have been assembled from Public and private collections throughout the country. Marvin Sadik. Director of the portrait gallery which is a Branch of the smithsonian institution says the Hope is that this exhibition will help re Angelo s burs Erland open 7 Days a week . Til ii n . Special 4 pc. Chicken Fried your business always appreciated Darl. Hwy store to National memory the fact of Black participation in the events that shaped the founding of this the exhibition is scheduled to remain on View through sept. 3. It is accompanied by a hand some 250-Page catalogue and monograph by Sidney Kaplan who with Sadik planned the exhibition. The volume containing More than 100 illustrations will be published in the fall by the new York graphic society in a hard cover edition. A soft cover edition is now on Sale at the gallery. The Mono graph is the first scholarly treatment of Black Particia. Tion in the revolutionary Kaplan a recognized scholar of Black history is professor of English at the University of Massachusetts at am nerf and teaches in the Dubois depart ment of afro american studies. The exhibition occupies most of he portrait gallery s first floor with late 18th Century architectural detail. A portion de voted to the Black clergy is de signed to resemble the Interior of an Early Church with plan ked floor altar rail and a re production of a stained Glass window portrait of the Rev. An Drew Bryan. On display is the original Pul pit built by the Rev. Richard Allen in the Early 19th Century and Lent by the Mother Bethel .h. Church of Philadelphia. The exhibit includes Many petitions court actions and other documents with which negroes sought to gain their free Dom in the Wake of lie Success tired of the same old places i the door a Coffee House for High school and College still ii is if o f i live entertainment saturday night . Friends Ricky Roberts reach out inc. Ful revolution. Thousands did gain Freedom either through service in the Continental army or from Mas ters who could not reconcile slavery with the revolutionary concepts of Freedom and Liberty. By 1780, there were Aboul free Blacks 10 years later the number was nearly Dou bled. There were three All Black units in the Continental army and a fourth which voyage from Haiti with the French. The tories too wooed Many Blacks to fight with them. The Earl of Dunmore. Royal governor of Virginia issued a proclamation in 1775 declaring All indented servants negroes or other appertaining to rebels free that Are Able and willing to Bear arms in the King s cause. The exhibition includes Paul Revere s famous print of the Boston massacre showing Crispus Attucks a runaway slave from Framingham mass., As he became the first Martyr of the american Revo Lution. There is a 1786 Oil study of Peter Salem with it. Grosvenor for the Battle of Bunker Hill painted by John Trumbull. Salem fought at Lexington and was a hero at Bunker Hill for which he was presented to Gen. George Washington for having slain a British com Mander. There is a silk Flag presented to the Bucks of Boston s All Black unit after the War by John Hancock As a tribute to their courage and de v o t n throughout the there is a portrait of Paul Cuffe. A shipbuilder and sea Captain who at the age of 21, petitioned the Massachusetts legislature to relieve negroes from paying taxes since they had no vote or influence in the election of those who tax a recently restored Oil por trait narrowly rescued from oblivion is a likeness of the Rev. Absolom Jones painted by . Jones was co founder with Richard Allen of the free Afri can society and the first ordained Black episcopal priest in the United Stales. The painting was tracked Down in a drawer at tire Herthur museum in Delaware where in had been sent for restoration after hanging for years in deteriorating condition in the Absolom Jones Junior High school in Wilmington. An Early i9th Century tray depicting Rev. Ismuel Haynes preaching to his congregation. A congregationalist Haynes was probably the first Black to preach regularly of a while congregation. He had been a minuteman from Granville mass. There is a reproduction of a stained Glass window of the Rev. Andrew Bryan. Olio be came minister of the ethiopian Church of Jesus Christ in Savannah. A. In 1788. National weather service Iiona . Dpi. Or come Waco a guru High daytime Friday Conill local of Florence morning news Friday july prosecutor reports watergate premature subway planned Tel Aviv api the City plans to reduce the Width of some sidewalks to give More room to the vehicles choking Tel Aviv streets. But it s Only a temporary solution. Construction will begin within two years on a subway system. Eat us out of House and Home All you can fresh trimmings shrimp Calabash style from Carolina coast Mcclellan Lue s. C. Thurs., fri., sat. Treat yourself to a lot for a Little we feature a Complete selection of fresh seafood Calabash style to boy Frish seafood m 2020 w. Palmetto St. From Florence mail hone orders 665-0761 forecast rain showers Are forecast today Lor the great lakes Region and parts of Tennessee Mississippi Alabama and Georgia. Showers also Are slated Lor portions of Montana Idaho Wyoming Colorado Nebraska and Kansas. Most of the rest of the nation should have Clear weather. A pee Dee weather Chance of thundershowers partly Cloudy and hot with a Chance of mainly afternoon and evening thundershowers is the forecast fur the pee Dee today according to a National weather service report last night. The High t temperatures today will be in the Low 90s with lows tonight near 70. Tomorrow s Outlook Calls for about the same Type weather conditions. Probability of rain is 30 per cent today and 20 percent tonight a weak cold front South West Ward through the Western portion of the Carolines to Northern Georgia. The front is moving toward the coast and will become stationary late today and tomorrow. Tie dryer air behind the front and Over the Pec Dee will result in a decrease in Shower activity. Cal her information for rho 2j Holt Jeriod Rexi rom yesterday temperatures org hell 90 Normal a Fri 91 Lowes Normal 70 mean a n0rm.i1 wean Fil precipitation yes Cray Trace this Msj Nih ? local ice 2d 03 Normal for Mcruth humidity 7 1 . 66 r b . 70 Moon today sural so . Sunset . Moonrise . Sao Onsel tides Tidos later than Myrlle Bench id 3cean Driver Georgetown Light add minutes my Rolls Inlet and Garden cily add 35 minutes Charleston add to minutes Parley , add 20 Man thursday _ july i Friday Rogn july 13 Low River bulletin station fid stage Date Hgt Cage prec Ca Xien ?3 05 03.1 m3.1 Cheraw y of 10.9 0-3 com1 a 07 0.1 037 none -01 Ell Ingriam t4 03 09.0 King spree 12 03 10.2 w0.3 pee Dee 19 03 17.0 mo.? River statement for Saluda. Broad Congaree Wai Eric san co Ediso poo Dee. Black and wac Camas River in South Carolina. Locally Sigary Franl rainfall occurred yesterday mainly in ally Nikon find cup. Fng i Jun dvrs takers. Columbia air per f Inch Orange Fjury. .55 Inch f3etoln 1.27 tenth a psf of t Lott of i.5j inc ies was re normed. Flooding of the past is almost Over Kimg he lower reaches. Of the Edisto River Hie stage at Givhens ferry stale 10.3 feet Day Vest Cray wit Tifi is .2 feet above flood Fage. A Conlin cd slow fall will occur or hip a pal Day or . Other Rivers Are their hands with Little change sex peeled 1cr the next a hours. Lake Levels Lake Cmrk Hill 330.1, about form of Pool. Harl Well w0.7, about Normal Pool. Lave Greenwood j3y.j, about to feet be Lew Lull s age. Lake Marlon about Siage Lake 74.5, about 1w below full stage. Lake Murray 3i8-1. Aboul to Ull s Aye watered . About Washington api Spe Cial watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox thursday said the grand jury s investigation into the bugging and cover up is far from Complete. Cox said it is premature for him or anyone to conclude who should be prosecuted in the Case. Cox issued his statement after chs news reported that indictment of four former presidential associates had been urged by the original three Man prosecution team headed by asst. . Atty. Earls Literl Silbert s team left the Case last Friday. Lbs quoted Sil Bert s report As saying the grand jury s investigation is 85 per cent Complete. Cox said although it will be my usual policy neither to con firm nor deny such speculation As the lbs report the unusual circumstances make it appropriate to Point out that the grand jury investigation is not nearly Complete. It would be grossly premature for us or anyone else to reach even tentative conclusions As to who should or should not be prose in other watergate develop ments thursday White House aide Kail Krogh refused to answer a los Angeles grand jury s questions about attic 1971 kills Borg break in on grounds he might incriminate himself. In a sworn affidavit last May. Krogh said he approved the Mission to Bur Klarize the office of a psychiatrist who treated Pentagon papers defendant Daniel Ells Berg. Continued in District court in Washington to reach a negotiated settlement of a common cause lawsuit seeking disclosure of still secret finances of president Nixon s Campaign. The finance com Mill cd to re elect the president is seeking a 90-Day delay in proceedings to prepare a Finan report of undisclosed Dona ions and expenditures prior to april 7. 1972. The self styled citizen s lobby common cause is seeking assurances report will contain sufficient details. . Dist. Judge Joseph c. Waddy took the matter under advisement. L. Porter s Allor Ney denied a new York daily news report unit lire former Nixon Campaign worker is ready to plead guilty and testify against former presidential chief of staff . Haldeman. The lawyer. Charles i. Murray said that although Porter has admitted thai he coi milled perjury As part of the wat Crealo cover up he has t decided Linw he would plead if he is indicted. . Myr1le b Friday july 6 july b Mundey july 9 tuesday july 10 wednesday july 11 i drive Litls nigh Lew High Low High More cars London a Britain s local of 15 million vehicles is expected to double by the year 2000. The government s Tran Sporl and Road research Laboratory reported. Dinner dance saturday 8 . Til Midnight music by de Turbeville his orchestra per couple for members and their guests pee Dee shrine club notice the drawing for the new Honda will be this saturday night be sure to be Here you could be the Lucky Winner. 2 exciting movies both in color starts at 1 and nothing in common but the hunger of nights without a Man cat at 8 . "blmxmuu.whnthlliu1 grief Mai Gavel tartar we of me grave showing at your Florence theatres zip a Dee Doo Dah x we re head in a the Laughin Picc 15k shows at 7 and 9 . Sun. At 3-5-7 and 9 . Burt Reynolds is the com Drinkins t Law breaking t women Lovins t car Chasins t one of them All try Burts recipe for Shakie pudding Don t miss it shows at 1-3-5-7 and 9 last 2 Days Dracula s blood brother stalks the Earth again in an orgy of vengeance William Marshall Don Mitchell ram grief Michael Conrad color Star of Corby open at show at 9 . Come Early 2 smashing 2nd smash a it Anthony Perkins tuesday woo it As it lays1 Burt Reynolds lightning

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