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March 6, 1977 – January 8, 1978
Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place, SE
Location: Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, 2405 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., SE
Follow the history and development of Anacostia between 1608 and 1930 told through artifacts, photographs, early prints, documents and memorabilia.
Also included is information about well-known residents of the area, among them Frederick Douglass, musician Elzie Hoffman, Dr. Charles Nichols, the first superintendent of St. Elizabeth's Hospital, and Solomon G. Brown, who worked with Samuel F.B. Morse before coming to the Smithsonian.