Frank Smith

Dr. Frank Smith was raised on a farm in Georgia. He became very active in the civil rights movement as a college student, spending several years in Mississippi before moving to Washington, D.C. After serving 16 years as Ward 1 councilman, he is the Founding Director of the African-American Civil War Museum at 1925 Vermont Avenue NW.  (7/11)

Interview: 
Robert Sullivan
Photographs: 
Mark Silva

I Was Born In Georgia

Growing Up Poor

A Commitment to Mississippi

A Day In The Life of a Civil Rights Worker

Elements of a Movement

The Right To Vote

Marion Barry's First Administration

African-American Civil War Museum