This accession consists of records that document additions and renovations to the house which served as the Museum of African Art and Frederick Douglass Institute of Negro Arts and History located in the 300 block of A Street, NE, Washington, DC. This museum was later absorbed by the Smithsonian Institution and became the National Museum of African Art. The house,which served as the Museum's home until it was absorbed by the Smithsonian, was, at one time, owned by Frederick Douglass. Materials include architectural drawings and sketches, some with annotations.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-085, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Architectural Records
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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