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Describes the programs of the new Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, a neighborhood museum created by Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley to expand the reach of the Smithsonian to a Washington, D.C., African American neighborhood, under the direction of John R. Kinard.


  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Kinard, John 1936-1989
  • Anacostia Neighborhood Museum


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Museum News (Journal)

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


October, 1968


  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Museums
  • African Americans


Washington (D.C.)

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pp. 11-16

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