Speak to My Heart: Communities of faith and contemporary African American life
audiovisual records

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV03-037
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1995-1999
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
56 sound recordings
56 audio cassette sound recordings
14 video recordings
7 U-matic 3/4" video recordings ; 7 VHS 1/2" video recordings
1.5 linear feet
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition examining the faith and spiritual traditions in African American religious life in the 1990s. The exhibition features members of Christian churches as well as those of other faiths. Special attention is given to the ways that African American congregations are responding to contemporary challenges affecting their families, neighborhoods, and communities. This collection includes video and sound recordings of interviews and services at various churches that were used within the exhibit as well as recordings of talks and workshops related to 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
Speak to My Heart: Communities of faith and contemporary African American life
audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Video recordings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Religion Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American churches Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington (D.C.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anacostia Community Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lowe, Gail Sylvia Personal 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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