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New Digital Exhibit: Penn Law Firsts

February 26, 2021


Lothrop, photographer, ?Aaron A. Mossell (1863-1951), LL.B. 1888, in cap and gown, portrait photo... Credit: University Archives and Records Center, University of Pennsylvania

The law school has been celebrating the accomplishments of Black community members since 1888 when Aaron Albert Mossell became the first Black man to graduate from Penn Law.

For Black History Month, Biddle Law Library presents a digital exhibition: Penn Law Firsts, featuring photographs, primary documents, and an interactive timeline of milestones in Black history at Penn Law.

Explore the Penn Law Firsts exhibit