Museum Countdown: Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection Moves into New Home

Photos by William Atkins. Image Source: GW Today

As we countdown to the opening of the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum on March 21, GW Today is giving readers a sneak peek at the newest arts hub on campus...

...Inside the Albert H. Small Center for National Capital Area Studies, located in the historic Woodhull House, Anne Dobberteen, M.A. ’12, sorts through the contents of a massive steel drawer. The compendium is filled with more than two centuries of D.C. history: A thin clipping from a newspaper called the National Intelligencer tells us the headlines of the day on Nov. 14, 1800, while a tollbooth ticket from 1833 reveals that it could cost anywhere from 1 to 20 cents to cross a road between Leesburg, Va., and Washington.
— GW Today