ANM's First Bicentennial Exhibit Opens

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Summary

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.

Subject

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

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 2/1975, p. 1

Contact information

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

Date

February 9, 1975

Topic

  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions

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