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August 28, 1974

Distinguished visitors from Togo tour the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum with Director John R. Kinard and Zora Martin, head of the educational department at the museum. The Togolese officials were interested in the role of the Smithsonian in the cultural life of the United States and particularly in how the neighborhood museum presented arts and crafts pertaining to Africa.


Posted: 28 August 2010
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