Portraits in Black: Outstanding Negroes of American Origin
audiovisual records
ACMA.AV03-062

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV03-062
Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum.
Dates:
circa 1983
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Sound recordings
1 audio cassette sound recordings ; 2 open reel 1/4" sound recordings
0.05 Linear feet
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Audio recordings created for a portrait exhibition selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. The exhibition was on view at the Anacostia Community Museum from April 17, 1983 - August 21, 1983. Likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts were on display. Included were Marian Anderson, Joe Lewis, W.E.B. duBois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richard Barthe.

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
Portraits in Black: Outstanding Negroes of American Origin
audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Anacostia Community Museum. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, D.C., 20020
Phone: 202-633-4853
ACMArchives@si.edu