Mary McLeod Bethune and Roosevelt's "Black Cabinet"
Smithsonian Institution Anacostia Community Museum
Bethune, Mary McLeod 1875-1955
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Anacostia Community Museum
3.42 linear feet (4 boxes)
An exhibition on Mary McLeod Bethune and her role in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. The show was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and it was exhibited there from June 1982 to September 1982.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, education packets, loan agreements, and floor plans.
African American women educators
African American women political activists
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu