The Museum Management Program, National Park Service initiates, develops, and coordinates virtual exhibits to make National Park Service museum collections widely accessible.

The Museum Management Program collaborated with Frederick Douglass National Historic Site staff to develop this virtual exhibit and the Teaching with Museum Collections lesson unit plans that highlight the park’s extensive museum collections.

Joan Bacharach, Museum Curator, and Access and Use Team Coordinator; barn photographs
Carol M. Highsmith, Photographer, Museum Object Photography and Home Room Views
Amber Young, Visual Information Specialist

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
Julie Kutruff, Site Manager
Cathy Ingram, Curator


Frank Faragaso, Regional Historian, National Capital Region, National Park Service
Eola Dance, Lead Ranger, Maggie Walker National Historic Site