James “Jack” Hadley a Thomasville, Georgia native who was born in 1936 on the Pebble Hill Plantation in Thomas County to the late Dennis and Rosetta. He was one of 15 children. Graduate of Douglass High School in June 1956 and the enlisted to the United States Air Force where he served for twenty-eight years retiring in 1984. After his service the in Air Force he worked for the United States Postal services as a postal carrier and then retired in 1997.
Your text...Jack Hadley began his collection during his tour of military duty in Spain in 1968 it grew in 1979 by saving and clipping articles from newspapers and magazine like Star and Stripes, old Ebony, Jet, and books on Black American Achievers. Jack Hadley was an ardent collector and custodian of Black History memorabilia, his collection goes as far back to his pre-slavery to the present. The Jack Hadley Black History Museum exhibits a broad spectrum of the Black existence and struggle in America. Today his The Jack Hadley Black History Museum obtains over 3000 pieces of memorabilia, collectible artifacts, and statues.
Today: A Non-Profit Black History Museum
What’s in the future? For the Jack Hadley Black History Museum
The Jack Hadley Museum is facing economical times the Museum wants to raise enough funding for marketing, advertising, and promotion to help grow and expand allow public awareness.
BoGie Entertainment, M. M. P. BLACKMONEY, and affiliates are stepping in to assist the Jack Hadley Black History Museum to celebrate this years 2011 BLACK HISTORY month, an event that will help raise money for the museum. The event is POETRY-N- MOTION Premier it’s an event that will show case Poets, Singers, Musicians, Authors, and Cultural Dancers with participation of commercial, media, and publications.
Black History we are "Celebrating Women of Color Past & Present
Come out to Poetry –N- Motion and feel the “Positive Vibes Seen, Heard, & Felt” also Catch the Rhythmic Vibes of the Featured Spoken Word Artist of “PM SWEET” and Featured Artist “SEASONS”. This event will be hosted by: “JUSTA SOL”. Poetry –N-Motion will be held at Thomasville Historical Jack Hadley Black History Museum, where black culture and ancestors will surround you. Don’t miss out and become a part of History…
Note: This is an upscale event there will be No Tennis shoes, Foul Language, or negativity tolerated, this event is open to ALL ages.
If you would like to audition to perform log on to FACEBOOK Poetry –N-Motion Premier Auditions, BoGie Entertainment.com- current events or just click on REGISTRATION. The deadline to submit registration to audition is January 31st, 2012.
If you would like to attend the event please go to FACEBOOK and JOIN POETRY –N-MOTION Premier Event Page. .
DATE: February 25, 2011, TIME: 6:00 pm to 9:00Pm, LOCATION: JACK HADLEY BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM, 214 Alexander Street, Thomasville, Ga. 31792
Presented by: BoGie Entertainment
Sponsored by: Jack Hadley Black History Memorabilia, INC.
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