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Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin

April 17, 1983 – August 21, 1983

Location: Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, 2405 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., SE

See 36 portraits—27 oil paintings and 9 color photo reproductions—selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. Likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts are on display. Included are Marian Anderson, Joe Lewis, W.E.B. duBois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richard Barthe.