Opening of Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

ID: 91-518

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Event

Date: September 15, 1967

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9538, John R. Kinard Oral History Interviews

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Attending the opening of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (now known as Anacostia Community Museum), are (left to right): Director John R. Kinard; Mayor of Washington, D.C. Walter Washington; an unidentified man; and Assistant Secretary Charles Blitzer. They stand in front of an exhibit in the new museum.


  • Kinard, John 1936-1989
  • Blitzer, Charles
  • Washington, Walter
  • Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
  • Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
  • Anacostia Community Museum
  • Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian


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Photograph included in the transcript of John R. Kinard Oral History Interview by Anne M. Rogers, July 30, 1987, in Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9538, John R. Kinard Oral History Interviews

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


September 15, 1967

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  • Assistant Secretaries
  • Openings
  • Personnel management
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Employees
  • New Museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Museums--Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Museum directors
  • African Americans


Washington (D.C.)


  • Event
  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Event; Medium: Photographic pring

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