Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin
exhibition records
ACMA.M03-002

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.M03-002
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service.
Dates:
1983
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 Linear feet
1 box
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
This show featured 36 portraits--27 oil paintings and 9 color photo reproductions--selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. Likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts are on display. Included are Marian Anderson, Joe Lewis, W.E.B. duBois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richard Barthe. It was exhibited at the Anacostia Neigborhood Museum from April 17, 1983 to August 21, 1983.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
These records document the planning, organizing and execution of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, and artists files.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Preferred Citation note
Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin
exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Archival Materials note
Audiovisual materials related to this exhibition located in Anacostia Community Museum Archives.

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