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12 Feb 2012

ACES Museum screens the George Lucas’ documentary “Double Victory” Feb. 24

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February 12, 2012 Category: Entertainment Posted by:

ACES Museum presents the Black Experience during Black History Month on Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25 from 10 AM – 5 PM each day. Come out and meet the Tuskegee Airman as we screen George Lucas’ documentary “Double Victory” and provide a special awards ceremony for these great heroes.

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

@Pearl Theatre-1600 N. Broad Street, 19121 (1 blk south of Cecil B Moore Avenue)

Breakfast with Champions (Past, Present and Future Heroes) 9 AM – 10 AM

Screening of George Lucas Documentary “Double Victory” 10 AM – 12 PM

Awards Ceremony – followed by Q&A

@ACES MUSEUM-5801-03 Germantown Ave, 19144 (1 blk north of Chelten Avenue)

Tours and Shows 12 PM – 5 PM

Screening of George Lucas Documentary “Double Victory” 4 PM – 5 PM

@Doll Museum of Philadelphia-2253 N. Broad Street, 19132 12 PM – 5 PM

@Lest We Forget Museum-3650 Richmond Street, 19134 10 AM – 5 PM

@Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club-328 W. Coulter Street, 19144 11 AM – 2 PM

125th National Anniversary, Wissahickon was 1st club to service blacks in AMerica

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

@ACES MUSEUM-5801-03 Germantown Ave, 19144 (1 blk north of Chelten Avenue)

Tours and Shows 10 AM – 5 PM

Slave Auction 12 PM & 3 PM

@Doll Museum of Philadelphia-2253 N. Broad Street, 19132 10 AM – 5 PM

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

@Johnson House (Underground Railroad)-6306 Germantown Avenue, 19144

Essay Competition 12 PM – 5 PM

Health – Blood Pressure, Screenings, Workshops – Financial Literacy, Safety (Fire Department), Home Ownership, Exhibits – WWII, Slavery, Veterans – Benefits, Medals, Veterans History Project

 

ACES Museum is a unique site that houses two separate historical sites. Tours will take place each hour from 12 PM to 6 PM of the WWII ACES MUSEUM, and recently opened “Makin’ Da Nade” Slavery Museum, in lower level of facility. This experience is unique since WWII veterans of color and slaves had a presence here.

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