December 8, 3 pm
Berkshire County Historical Society Annual Meeting
Country Club of Pittsfield
Reservations are required by December 1; contact email@example.com or 413 442 1793.
Cocktail reception to follow; purchase tickets here.
Download meeting material here.
As featured on iBerkshires
The Invisible Community: African Americans in Berkshire County was a project of the Berkshire County Historical Society in the late 1990s. Ethnic groups, most notably the African-American community, have traditionally been overlooked in histories of Berkshire County. The Invisible Community project intended to collect information on the historic presence of African-Americans in Berkshire County, and the role that community has played in the county’s history. Partially funded by a grant from Mass Humanities, this collection includes information concerning specific Berkshire residents, oral histories, as well as institutions & events associated with the African-American community in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Click here to listen to oral history recordings or read transcriptions.