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Center for the History of Psychology

In Association with the Smithsonian Institution


About the Center

The Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, located at The University of Akron in Akron, Ohio, collects, preserves, provides access to, and interprets the historical record of psychology and related human sciences. Read more.

The Center houses the Archives of the History of American Psychology, the National Museum of Psychology and the Institute for Human Science and Culture

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Rethinking Race: Film Screening & DiscussionClark film

Thursday, February 27, film 11am-6pm, discussion 7pm

Visit the National Museum of Psychology to view the film, "The Negro and the American Promise". The film will run continuously throughout the day beginning at 11am. The last showing will begin at 6pm with a discussion following at 7pm. The film is an hour long and is FREE.

Regular museum rates apply to tour the Museum and Institute galleries. Museum admission is free for The University of Akron students, faculty, and staff with a valid ZipCard. This event is part of Rethinking Race at The University of Akron.


Location, hours and contact

73 South College Street, Akron, OH, 44325-4302

Museum and Institute Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11 am-4 pm; Thursday 11 am-8 pm

Archives: By appointment

Museum Phone: 330-972-5457

Main Phone: 330-972-7285


Parking: Free parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the building. Visitors can also park in Lot 30 at the corner of College and Market streets. Metered parking is available along South College Street.




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