The Collection
Expands a period from Pre-Civil War 19th Century to the Early, Mid and Late 20th Century. The Collection is comprisedof over 4,000 artifacts including: Autographs, Birth Records, Obituaries, Deeds of Slave Sales, Photographs, Magazines, Poetry Pros, Dolls, Figurines, Furniture, Paintings, Over 450 Books, Slave Quads and Sculptures.

The Doleman Black Heritage Museum (DBHM) is a non-profit organization located in Hagerstown, MD, focused on preserving and displaying the legacy of Charles & Marguerite Doleman’s vision of a state-of-the-art cultural and historical museum depicting the lives of all African Americans, situated in the heart of Hagerstown, Maryland. DBHM depends on donations from supporters, like you, for this website, archive, and operations. To support the ongoing efforts of the museum, please BECOME AN ONLINE ANNUAL MEMBER today.

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