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Civil Rights Exhibit at AM Opens

Title:
Civil Rights Exhibit at AM Opens
Date:
January, 1992
Notes:
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1992. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993, p. 9, 39-40
Summary:
"To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equal Rights and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978" opens at the Anacostia Museum. The exhibition is the first to examine the role of the nation's capital in the national civil rights movement and includes a likeness of singer Marian Anderson, who was barred by the Daughters of the American Revolution from singing in Constitution Hall. Instead, Anderson performed on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial
Topics:
African Americans, Civil rights, Exhibitions
Subjects:
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993, Anacostia Community Museum, Daughters of the American Revolution, To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equal Rights and Strugle for Equal Rights and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978 (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)
Category:
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!1596~!0#focus

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