On November 11, 1979 the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House in Washtington DC was opened to the public. It was the home of Mrs. Bethune from 1943 to 1955, as well as the headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women. It now contains the National Archives of Black Women's History, and passed to the National Park Service in 1995. #TodayInBlackHistory
(NY)The Rotunda Graced by a spectacular oval skylight and murals painted by Reginald Marsh, the white marbled Rotunda, with its grand proportions and stunning elegance, is the perfect spot for a majestic or singular event. All of the museum’s exhibit halls and galleries are accessed through the Rotunda, and may be opened for your guests during evening events.