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The Anacostia Community Museum’s indoor gallery will be closed March 2 through May 18 as we bring our next exhibition to life. Even though our gallery is closed, join us at any of the dynamic upcoming events planned during this time. More information about our events is available at: We look forward to seeing you soon!

Biographical Files

Object Details

Scope and Contents
Material related to the life and family history of Geneva Townes Turner. Includes scrapbooks featuring photographs and texts related to Townes Turner and relatives, copies of vital documents and correspondence, Townes Turner's autobiographical account of her life and family tree, and awards for outstanding service.
Archival materials
Collection Rights
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation
Geneva Townes Turner Papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Eugene Townes.
ACMA.06-069, Series 1
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