Aug
28

Today in Smithsonian History: August 28, 1974

Officials from Togo tour the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum with Director John Kinard (1967-1989) (Photographer unknown, as featured in the Torch, October 1974)

Officials from Togo tour the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum with Director John Kinard (1967-1989) (Photographer unknown, as featured in the Torch, October 1974)

August 28, 1974 Distinguished visitors from Togo tour the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum with John R. Kinard, director of the museum, and Zora Martin, head of the educational department. The Togolese officials were interested in the role of the Smithsonian in the cultural life of the United States and Washington, D.C., particularly in seeing how the neighborhood museum works with young people displaying arts and crafts pertaining to the United States and Africa.

Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution Archives


Posted: 28 August 2017
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