THE Nancy Green Project is one way that artists, poets, musicians, and educators are bringing her legacy and contributions to the forefront… Follow this website for upcoming announcements.
Here is an awesome website to visit. https://worldsfairchicago1893.com/2020/09/09/remembering-nancy-green-aunt-jemima-and-the-1893-worlds-fair/
Get In Touch
- bronzevillehistoricalsociety @gmail.com
- (312) 428-8033
Archive and Office visits by Appointment (Due to COVID)
4455 S. King Drive Suite 103 (Parkway Ballroom building) Chicago, IL 60653
ReIMAGINE… Aunt Jemima
News media, videos, and books that celebrate and highlight Aunt Jemima as a cultural icon.
Profiles of Musicians, performers, artists, poets, and cultural keepers who honor Mrs. Nancy Green (the Original Aunt Jemima), and to also recognize the many Black women who worked as cooks, restaurant owners, caregivers and heroic figures.
Photos, events, and important links that chronicle women who portrayed “Aunt Jemima” as a spokesperson, model, and commercial success.
ReIMAGINE Aunt Jemima exhibit opens on Friday, April 23, 2021.
A VIRTUAL greeting and tour will include viewing photos, documents and memorabilia curated by community members and Chicago Public Library.
JOIN US ONLINE at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
to meet the Nancy Green Portrayal team, Aaron and Val Williams, Harsh Library collection staff, and Sherry Williams, curator at Bronzeville Historical Society. The recording will be posted to view after opening at http://www.ReImagineAuntJemima.comand http://www.Bronzevillehistoricalsociety.wordpress.com Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 496 691 0000 Passcode: 966219 One tap mobile +13126266799,,4966910000# US (Chicago)
Meet the Team
Video content and talent managers
The iconic Black maternal character is more than a cook..