Southern city, national ambition: the growth of early Washington, D.C., 1800- 1860
Smithsonian Institution Anacostia Community Museum
Rice, Kym S
Anacostia Community Museum
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
A collaborative exhibit between the Anacostia Museum and the Octagon Museum that tells the story of the early years of the District of Columbia, the people, and their communities. The exhibition was held between the two museums from October 15, 1995 to March 3, 1996 and curated by Kym S. Rice.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, artifact lists, education packets, loan agreements, and catalogues.