Letter from Anacostia Museum to Norma Merrick Sklarek
About the Project
This letter is from the Anacostia Museum to architect Norma Sklarek (1926 - 2012). Sklarek was a pioneering African American architect and one of the first licensed female architects in the country. The Anacostia Museum had an exhibit titled “Black Women: Achievements Against the Odds.” The museum expressed an interest in including Sklarek and the history of female architects in the exhibition. Learn more about this untold story by transcribing this letter.