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At construction site, John Kinard and Alton Jones talk about the origin of the idea for the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, involving the community in museum operations, and the development and purpose of the Exhibit Design and Production Laboratory to be located in Fort Station (southeast Washington, D.C.). S.D. Ripley, R. Brooks, and L. Thomas tour the Exhibit Lab during construction process of structure. Footage of work on the construction site, various stages of building development, neighborhood surrounding the construction site, and discussion about the building plans for the Exhibits Lab.
Discussion, and b-roll or unedited footage. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV004334: recording is distorted and a recording of a Video Camera Demonstration interrupts discussion; content of discussion on AV004334 overlaps with content on AV004314. AV003564: exhibition lab from 001109 - 001345 and 001447 - 003135 [also on recording: Conversation about Penn State Student Visit, Anacostia Neighborhood Museum: Exhibition Construction and Exterior of Museum]. Undated.
Exhibits Lab Construction Site and Building Plans, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Museums and community
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