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The Museum: A Revolutionary Institution in a Conservative Society

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Kinard, John 1936-1989
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Speeches
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1976
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Summary:
John Kinard presents a speech he titled "The Museum: A Revolutionary Institution in a Conservative Society." Kinard talks about the past, present, and future of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM), particularly how ANM must be an advocate and how ANM can best serve the community. He talks about social responsibility and strong work ethic despite the challenges Anacostians are facing in their community as well as African Americans in the United States. He calls for action, working for change, and speaking the truth, even when one is afraid. Speech was given on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition about tapestry quilts from California and the 9th anniversary of the ANM.
Speech. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19760919.
Cite as:
The Museum: A Revolutionary Institution in a Conservative Society, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Museums
Communities
Community museums
Museums and community
Social history
Social change
Local number:
ACMA AV003352
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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