Climbing Jacob's Ladder
audiovisual records

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV03-036
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1987-1994
bulk 1991-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
15 cubic feet
8 audio cassette sound recordings ; 4 open reel 1/4" sound recordings ; 1 cartridge 1/4" sound recordings ; 2 audio cassette sound recordings
7 linear feet
10 video recordings
5 VHS 1/2" video recordings ; 2 U-matic 3/4" video recordings ; 3 open reel 1" video recordings
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on the growth of African American churches in the eastern United States. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from October 1987 to October 1988. This collection contains the audiovisual output of the exhibit, including video created for use within the exhibit and video and audio recordings of guided exhibit tours.

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
Climbing Jacob's Ladder
audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Archival Materials note
Anacostia Community Museum. Climbing Jacob's Ladder: the rise of Black churches in Eastern American cities, 1740 - 1877.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
African American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American churches Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Edward D. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anacostia Community Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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