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Paul Sivitz's Work Displayed at Smithsonian

Dr. Paul Sivitz's map (co-produced with Dr. Billy G. Smith of Montana State University), "Free African American Householders in Philadelphia, 1789-1791" is part of the permanent exhibit at the new Smithsonian Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, DC. The museum had its grand opening September 24, 2016. The map is part of the ongoing project Mapping Historic Philadelphia (, which recovers the lives of all citizens in the nation's first capital from 1790-1800.