Carver Theater, First Home of the Anacostia Museum

ID: 90-13510

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1967

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 5A and Record Unit 9538, Box 1, John R. Kinard Oral History Interviews

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Summary

Marquee of the former Carver Theater advertising the Smithsonian Institution's Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. The Museum opened in the converted theater in September 1967 and remained at this location until April 1987, when it moved to its present location, 1901 Fort Place, S.E., Washington, D.C. The museum is now known as the Anacostia Community Museum.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
  • Anacostia Community Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See also negative #92-1790 for a different view.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 5A and Record Unit 9538, Box 1, John R. Kinard Oral History Interviews

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1967

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Carver Theater
  • Museums
  • New Museums
  • Theater
  • African Americans
  • Theaters

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

90-13510

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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