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Creators:
Wesley, John.
Dates:
circa 1920s-1930s
Size:
0.5 linear feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
ACMA.M10-003.4
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains a handwritten manuscript of approximately 200 pages by John Wesley. The manuscript gives a history of several generations of the Wesley family in Maryland.

Creators:
Robinson-Smith family
Dates:
circa 1945-1975
Size:
3 boxes
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-033
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from approximately 1945-1975, documents the daily lives and activities of the Robinson-Smith family. The collection is comprised of photographs, correspondence, bankbooks, obituaries, pamphlets, report cards and ephemera.

Creators:
Anacostia Historical Society.
Dates:
1974-1992
bulk 1977-1980
Size:
1.65 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.M04-001
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Anacostia Historical Society records, which date from 1974 to 1992, document the history and activities of the Anacostia Historical Society. The records are comprised of correspondence, financial records, museum catalogs, newsletters, clippings and slides.

Creators:
Layton, Benjamin
Dates:
circa 1865-1977
Size:
3.45 linear feet (5 boxes; 1 folder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-031
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Benjamin Layton collection documents the life, family history, and interests of Benjamin T. Layton. Items date from circa 1865 to 1977. The collection measures 3.45 linear feet and is composed of newsletters, clippings, pamphlets, newspapers, correspondence, certificates, photographs, memorabilia, books, stamps, etchings, and programs.

Creators:
Hudson, Ruth Marie.
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
9 negatives (photographic)
19 photographic prints
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1930, contains 19 black-and-white photographic prints and 9 black-and-white negatives depicting the family of Mrs. Ruth Marie Hudson, as well as the black community in Eustis, Florida. The images portray African American men, women and children.

Creators:
Rashad, Johari
Dates:
circa 1974-2003
Size:
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-028
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1974-2003, contains approximately 120 playbills and programs relating to black theater in Washingon D.C., including memorabilia from Arena Stage and the Kennedy Center. One playbill bears the autograph of Debbie Allen. Also present are magazines, newspaper clippings, posters, photographs of community events and 23 record albums. The albums include performances by Richard Pryor and various soul and R&B singers.

Creators:
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church (Washingon, D.C.).
Dates:
1924-1978
bulk 1951-1971
Size:
0.41 linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-032
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from 1924 to 1978 and measures 0.41 linear feet, documents the history of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, which was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1876. The collection is comprised of correspondence and church literature.

Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum.
Dates:
1990
Size:
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.M03-086
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition designed to encourage museum visitors to examine the role of art in their community. Organized and displayed at the Anacostia Museum from July 15, 1990 to September 16, 1990 the show included murals and sculptures viewed in Washington, DC and also encompassed personal statements such as hairstyles, clothes, and jewelry.

Creators:
Heagins, Titus Brooks
Dates:
circa 1997-2004
Size:
0.1 linear feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-040
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1997-2004 and measures .01 linear feet, documents the people and environment of Cuba and Belize, as well as African American communities and religious life. The collection is comprised of inkjet prints.

Creators:
Gray, Amelia Cobb.
Dates:
circa 1920 - circa 1930
Size:
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-027
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1920-1930, consists of booklets, pamphlets and fold-out sheets relating to sewing, dressmaking and fabric. Also present are four 78-rpm record albums.

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