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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1989-05 - 1990-05
Size:
3.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.M03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on African American inventors and innovators, from prominent figures such as the 19th century inventor Elijah McCoy to the anonymous men and women who made important contributions to the development of American technology. The show was curated by Portia James and organized by the Anacostia Museum. It was held at the museum from May 1989 --May 1990. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 linear foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.M03-014
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history of African American quilt-making. The show was organized by the Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from July 1993 to October 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, photographs, brochures, educational materials, and floor plans.

Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
undated
Size:
2.42 linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.M03-032
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This exhibition was developed for circulation by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service with the assistance of the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of American History. It was adapted from an exhibition organized by the Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, Virginia. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1969
Size:
3 folders
Collection ID:
ACMA.M03-081
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An innovated exhibition exploring contemporary problems of rats in urban areas. The show included a stimulated environment of a back yard with live rats. The exhibit was created and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in November 1969.

Creators:
Lewis & Valentine Company
Lewis, Hewlett Withington
Dates:
1916-1971
Size:
2.5 cubic feet (documents, 366 photographs, 1 videotape.)
Collection ID:
AAG.LVC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Lewis & Valentine Company Collection contains records of the Lewis & Valentine Company dating from 1916 to 1971 including photographs, negatives, brochures, books, trade catalogs, company papers, letters from clients, customer lists and a history of the company written by Harold Carman Lewis. Photographs document the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia, estates in Long Island, New York, and the properties of Hugh D. Auchincloss, Eugene du Pont, Walter P. Chrysler, Otto H. Kahn, F. W. Woolworth, Pierre S. du Pont (Longwood Gardens), Charles M. Schwab and Edward T. Stotesbury. This collection contains only a sampling of the records of Lewis & Valentine and should not be considered comprehensive.

Creators:
Whitehead, Henry P. (Prenton), 1917-2002
Dates:
1843-2010
bulk 1940-1986
Size:
156.91 linear feet (178 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-042
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The papers of historian Henry P. Whitehead measure 156.91 linear feet and date from 1843 to 2010 (bulk 1945-1986). The collection documents Whitehead's careers, as well as his family and personal life. The collection also includes the personal papers of Tomlinson D. Todd, Elizabeth B. Delaney and the Howard Theatre Foundation. The combined collection is comprised of black theatrical memorabilia; materials relating to civil rights activities in the District of Columbia; and the African American experience in general. Included are playbills, sheet music, admission tickets, newspapers, magazines, books, photographs, clippings, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, sound recordings, research files, and other material.

Creators:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1903 - 1989
Size:
400 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Duke Ellington's career primarily through orchestrations (scores and parts), music manuscripts, lead sheets, transcriptions, and sheet music. It also includes concert posters, concert programs, television, radio, motion picture and musical theater scripts, business records, correspondence, awards, as well as audiotapes, audiodiscs, photographs, tour itineraries, newspaper clippings, magazines, caricatures, paintings, and scrapbooks.

Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
circa 1979-1995
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-089
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include exhibition research files of Judith K. Zilczer, Curator of the Department of Painting and Sculpture, 1990- , as well as records from her tenure as Historian and Associate Curator at the Hirshhorn, 1976-1987, and Associate Curator of Painting, 1987-1990. The records primarily document planning of the exhibition, Willem ...

Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)
Dates:
1940 - Ongoing
Size:
2 sound recordings
41 video recordings
39 motion picture films
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.SC.0001
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Great Migration is a unique, ongoing digitization service program that partners the National Museum of African American History and Culture with individuals and organizations across the United States to preserve their important analog audiovisual media. While major motion picture film and television historically lacked diverse representation, black history was instinctively being preserved in everyday home movies. Today, these personal narratives serve as an invaluable tool for understanding and re-framing black moving image history, and provide a much needed visualization of African American history and culture.

Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Advancement
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 17-207
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Twitter posts, known as tweets, using the hashtag #SIShowdown, as they existed on August 25, 2015. The hashtag was associated with the "Smithsonian Summer Showdown" web-based competition for which many of the museums, research centers, and zoo chose one "seriously amazing" item, experience, or piece of knowledge to b...

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