Bank of America Donation to Smithsonian
Bank of America donates 61 photographs from Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe's Daufuskie Island series to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
“The Daufuskie Island photographs give us a powerful way of exploring and celebrating the vibrant culture created on American soil by descendants of enslaved Africans.” —Brian Moynihan, Chief Executive Officer of Bank of America
In 2014, Bank of America donated 61 black and white photographs of Daufuskie Island by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Consisting of a special edition of 16″ x 20″ photographs, the images in this exhibition had toured since 2007 at various institutions across the country.
Learn more about the donation of these historic images here.