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John R. Kinard Appointed Director of Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

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Anacostia Community Museum Anacostia Neighborhood Museum Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture


Chronology of Smithsonian HistoryIn the image, Kinard is second from left, at groundingbreaking for a new museum building in 1985.Who's Who in the South and Southwest. 13th edition, 1973-1974. Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1973.Dr. John R. Kinard (1936-1989) is appointed the first director of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. The goal of the museum is to provide a window on the Smithsonian to the African American community in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kinard, a minister and community activist, will develop the museum into a center for African American history and culture. Kinard received his B.A. from Livingston College and his B.D. from Hood Theological Seminary.Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,

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