Before freedom came: African American life in the antebellum South
audiovisual records

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV03-032
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1993
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 video recordings
3 VHS 1/2" video recordings
0.15 linear feet
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Audiovisual materials related to the exhibit "Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South," which explores the life styles of enslaved and free black people, their regional work patterns, struggles, and triumphs. This exhibition was developed for circulation by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service with the assistance of the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of American History. It was adapted from an exhibition organized by the Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, Virginia. This collection contains audiovisual materials related to the Before Freedom Came exhibit, including video recordings of exhibit tours, docent training, and news coverage of the exhibit.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Preferred Citation note
Before freedom came: African American life in the antebellum South
audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
African American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Plantation life -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Southern States Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anacostia Community Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, D.C. 20020
ACMArchives@si.edu
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