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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!

May Day celebration at Birney School

Object Details

1939 May
1 Item (photographic print , b&w, 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
Archival materials
Photographic prints
African American children
May Day
Schools -- Washington (D.C.)
African Americans
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Collection Rights
Permission to reproduce images from Anacostia Community Museum Archives must be obtained in advance. For information on photo services and research appointments, please contact the archivist:
Collection Citation
Normam Davis photograph collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Norman B. Davis
ACMA.06-070, Item ACMA 2011.7006.26
May Day celebration at Birney School
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