An exhibition exploring the stories and the histories of objects and artifacts in the museum's collection. Organized by the Anacostia Museum and held there April 28, 1996 through August 12, 1996. The show featured photographs, documents, paintings, and historical and cultural objects form the museum's collection.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit script, docent materials, research files, administrative records, clippings, and docent training resouces.
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
The Alma Thomas papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing and digitization of the Alma Thomas paper is provided by The Walton Family Foundation and The Friends of Alma Thomas