“Their Stories: Oral Histories from the NAACP” at Berkshire Museum, Feb 1- April 30.

Leaders from the local African-American community & the NAACP Berkshire chapter share their stories in this exhibition featuring portraits, photography, and selected objects from the Museum’s collection. “Their Stories: Oral Histories from the NAACP” runs Feb 1 – April 30 at the Berkshire Museum, located at 39 South St, Pittsfield.

This exhibit is presented in partnership with the Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center at Berkshire Community College.

Margaret Hart, the first student of color to graduate from North Adams State College, first African American teacher in Pittsfield,grew up in Williamstown.  Photo, courtesy MCLA.