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John R. Kinard Appointed Director of Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

Title:
John R. Kinard Appointed Director of Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Date:
1967
Notes:
In the image, Kinard is second from left, at groundingbreaking for a new museum building in 1985
Who's Who in the South and Southwest. 13th edition, 1973-1974. Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1973
Summary:
Dr. John R. Kinard (1936-1989) is appointed the first director of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. The goal of the museum is to provide a window on the Smithsonian to the African American community in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kinard, a minister and community activist, will develop the museum into a center for African American history and culture. Kinard received his B.A. from Livingston College and his B.D. from Hood Theological Seminary
Topics:
African Americans, Museum directors, Clergy, New Museums
Subjects:
Kinard, John 1936-1989, Anacostia Community Museum, Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Category:
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!10876~!0#focus
John R. Kinard Appointed Director of Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, 1967, Smithsonian Archives - History Div.

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