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Newsome Retires as Director of Anacostia Museum

Title:
Newsome Retires as Director of Anacostia Museum
Date:
February 28, 2004
Notes:
Smithsonian Institution Press Release
Summary:
Steven C. Newsome, director of the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture retired. He was appointed Director Emeritus of the Anacostia Museum. James Early was appointed acting director of the museum. Newsome oversaw a renovation of the museum facilities and raised some $8.5 million to support it. He created an annual summer academy for children and launched a national collecting initiative for the museum through his exhibit, Precious Memories
Topics:
Museum directors, African Americans
Subjects:
Newsome, Steven C 1952-2012, Early, James, Anacostia Community Museum, Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Precious Memories (Exhibition) (2002: Anacostia Museum)
Category:
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!10873~!0#focus

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