Anacostia Community Museum 50th Anniversary

September 6, 2017
Black and white photo of two women

Harold Dorwin

Juana Campos and Carmen Torruella-Quander at the Black Mosaic exhibition, 1994 
Community leader Juana Campos (right) and daughter Carmen Torruella-Quander pose in front of the $28 sewing machine that Campos bought to build her life in Washington, DC, after emigrating from the Dominican Republic in 1940. The sewing machine was on view in the museum’s exhibition Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity Among Black Immigrants in Washington, DC.

Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Photo by Harold Dorwin

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