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Anacostia Community Museum Exhibition Schedule

On View Now through March 27, 2011
Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner Connecting Communities through Language
Word, Shout, Song documents the historical journey made by people from Africa, their language, and their music, to the Americas. Through words, music, and story, Lorenzo Dow Turner discovered in the 1930s that the Gullah people of Georgia and South Carolina still possessed parts of the culture and language of their enslaved ancestors which had long been believed lost.

On View Indefinitely
Separate and Unequaled: Black Baseball in the District of Columbia
From Reconstruction to the second half of the 20th century, baseball — the great American pastime — was played in Washington, D.C., on segregated fields. “Separate and Unequaled” looks at the phenomenal popularity and community draw of this sport when played by African Americans.

On View at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
East of the River: Continuity and Change
This exhibition revisits Far Southeast D.C. to explore what has transpired since the 1930s and takes a deeper look at the region’s history and evolution; its various inhabitants and how they came to be here; the internal and external forces that caused its decline; and those that are now convening to determine its future.

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