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The language of ‘queens’ has become a special tribute to individual African American women that acted as pioneers for civil and moral rights that enhanced, healed and nurtured lives across the community during the 18th through 20th century.
The John Gilmore Riley Center & Museum holds several photographic images of these women who lived within the City of Tallahassee and in surrounding legacy communities such as Lake Hall, Lake Jackson, Miccosukee, and Lake McBride. After extension research, the John Gilmore Riley Center casts light, posthumously, on women who lived in Tallahassee and Leon County and contributed in a myriad of ways to their growth, stability, and development over their lifetime. These women exemplify successView more
419 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303
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