ASALH Timeline
  1915
September 9  -  ASALH founded as Association for
the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH) in
Chicago, Illinois at the Walbash Y.M.C.A.
    October 2 - ASNLH incorporated in Washington,
DC. by Carter Woodson, John A. Bigham & Jesse E.
Moorland.
  1916
Journal of Negro History first published.
  1921
Woodson establishes Associated Publishers.
  1926
Woodson  launches first  Negro History Week.
  1933
Woodson publishes The Mis-Education of the Negro
  1937
Negro History Bulletin is established.
  1950
Woodson passes away on April 3rd.

Prof. Rayford Logan of Howard University becomes
Executive Director of the Association.
  1965
At 74, Charles Wesley returns to Washington and
becomes Executive Director of the Association,
marking the beginning of the ASNLH Renaissance.
  1970
Carter G. Woodson Building, headquarters of the
Association, opens in Washington, DC.
  1972
ASNLH changes its name to the  Association for the
Study of Afro-American Life and History (ASALH).
  1976
Association changes Negro History Week Celebration
to Black History Month.

Woodson Home designated a National Historic
Landmark.
  2003
Congress passes legislation authorizing the Woodson
Home to be established as a National Historic Site
within the National Park System.

Sylvia Cyrus becomes ASALH Executive Director.

ASALH office moves to the Howard Univeristy
campus.
  2006
February 27, the National Parks Service adds the
Woodson Home Site as the 389th site in their
inventory.
  2008
in 1921, lost for 80 years, ASALH publishes the
book as a limited leather-bound edition.