Philip J. Merrill

Philip J. Merrill is a nationally recognized expert in African American history, memorabilia and collectibles. His specialties include African American historical research, oral history and collecting and interpreting cultural artifacts. An appraiser with the PBS television show Antiques Roadshow for six years, he has lectured widely on African American history and collectibles.

The owner of an extensive and eclectic collection of Black memorabilia comprised of over 30,000 items, Merrill has exhibited his collection at museums, schools, national conferences and a variety of other settings. His presentations emphasize the accomplishments and positive contributions that African Americans have made to American society over the course of its history.


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