ANM's First Bicentennial Exhibit Opens

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The Anacostia Neighborhood Museum opens "Blacks in the Western Movement," the Museum's first Bicentennial exhibition. The show will continue through June 1, 1975, and tells the story of the blacks who explored, conquered and settled the western portion of America through the use of photographs, silk screens, text and artifacts.


  • Bicentennial of the American Revolution
  • Anacostia Community Museum
  • Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
  • Blacks in the Western Movement (Exhibition)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Torch, 2/1975, p. 1

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


February 9, 1975


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