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Anacostia Green Line Metro Flag, 1985

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Sept. 21, 1985
Felt on wooden stick.
30 × 28 15/16 × 1/4 in. (76.2 × 73.5 × 0.6 cm)
This flag commemorated the groundbreaking ceremony of the Green Line Metro on September 21, 1985. It celebrated the beginning of a new connection between Anacostia and the wider Washington, D.C. area, bringing the population on either side of the river closer together. The station was a result of the community’s tireless activism, as local residents affirmed their agency in and access to a changing urban environment.
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