Anacostia Green Line Metro Flag, 1985

Object Details

Date
Sept. 21, 1985
Medium
Felt on wooden stick.
Dimensions
30 × 28 15/16 × 1/4 in. (76.2 × 73.5 × 0.6 cm)
Caption
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.
Accession Number
2014.0005.0001
Type
pennant
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl838568b31-2707-46b4-88fc-0d5d4b1a6051
Record ID
acm_2014.0005.0001
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