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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum: May 1973 Board Meeting

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Kinard, John 1936-1989
Martin-Felton, Zora
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Anderson, Stanley J
Lewis, Kathy
Dale, Almore
Jones, Alton
Blake, John
Boorstin, Daniel J (Daniel Joseph) 1914-2004
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Douglass Jr. High School (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
2 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Meetings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1973
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset and contents of recording.
Summary:
Alton Jones reports on the American Association of Museums Trustee Committee Meeting, where he learned how museums operate, particularly fundraising ideas and tax credits for patrons who donate artifacts. Stanley Anderson reports on the Ford Foundation conference and workshop he attended. Chairman of Public Affairs Committee reports on the committee's meeting discussion on publications to place advertisements and the September Gala. Lillian Smallwood, chairman of the Exhibits, Education, and Research Committee, shares reports from staff regarding the upcoming exhibits and the History of Anacostia project. Smallwood reports on recommendations from the committee to the Board: publication of a calendar, establish time limit for length of exhibit, restore the original name to the Birney School, and enlarge the sign on the Frederick Douglass bridge. Board discusses the recommendations reported by Smallwood. They also discuss bus arrangement with Metro for bus stop at museum, future museum exhibits, planning for sixth anniversary celebration (guest speaker: Daniel Boorstin), and construction of new school at Elvans Rd SE. Louise Hutchinson reads short biographies of board members: Stanley J. Anderson, John Blake, and Kathy Lewis. Others in attendance include John Kinard, Almore Dale, Zora Martin-Felton, and Carolyn Marsh.
Board Meeting. Part of ACM Administrative Meetings Recordings. AV003320: tape 2, dated 19731101. AV000798: tape 1, undated.
Cite as:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum: May Board Meeting, Record Group AV09-018, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Museums
Museums and community
Community museums
Museum techniques
Fund raising
Communities
Community development, Urban
Neighborhoods
African American neighborhoods
Local number:
ACMA AV003320
ACMA AV000798
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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