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Charles L. Blockson - 70 Years A Historian
Nov 6, 2013 | News

Monday's Philadelphia Tribune recapped recent events acknowledging the amazing Charles L. Blockson and the collection that bears his name at Temple University.

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“This collection is not mine. It is for the people.” -- Charles L. Blockson

The November 4 issue of The Philadelphia Tribune ran a delightful feature by Linn Washington, Jr. about the amazing Charles L. Blockson and the collection that bears his name at Temple University. Blockson, a native of Norristown, PA, turns 80 later this year and has been collecting African American artifacts since he was a child. Read the full Trib article here.

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