Carver Theater, First Home of the ANM

ID: 92-1790

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1960s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: September 1977

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Summary

The Carver Theater, before its renovation for the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, located on Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave in Anacostia. The Museum opened 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., and renamed Anacostia Museum. The museum is now known as the Anacostia Community Museum.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Anacostia Community Museum
  • Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the Torch, September 1977. A copy can also be found in Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder September 1977. See also negative #90-13510 for a different view.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: September 1977

Contact information

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

Date

1967

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Carver Theater
  • Museums
  • New Museums
  • Theater
  • Buildings
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • African Americans
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Carver Theater
  • Museum buildings
  • Theaters
  • New Museums
  • Museums

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

92-1790

Physical description

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

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