This collection contains the audiovisual materials that were selected from the Anacostia Community Museum Archives collection for a digitization project funded by The Rockefeller Foundation in 2004. Materials include DVD copies of interviews, musical performances, documentaries, and news reels created from analog versions in the ACMA collection.
This collection, which dates from 1993-2005, contains 11 gelatin silver photographic prints by Steven M. Cummings. The images depict African-American men in scenes of daily life in the Washington, D.C. area.
The collection, which dates from circa 1940s to 1990s and measures 1.15 linear feet, documents the daily lives and activities of the residents of the Frederick Douglass Dwellings and other areas of Anacostia, as well as the demolition of the Frederick Douglass Dwellings. The collection is comprised of color and black-and-white photographs, studio portraits, slides, negatives, documents from community organizations, magazines and clippings.
Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on the history of the transatlantic slave trade, organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood and held there from February 1979-February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson. This collection contains the audiovisual output of the exhibit, including narration sound recordings created for use within the exhibit and video and sound recordings of related talks and exhibit tours.
Audiovisual materials related to the exhibit "Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South," which explores the life styles of enslaved and free black people, their regional work patterns, struggles, and triumphs. 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 orga...
Audiovisual materials related to an exhibition on 187 years of civil rights activism in Washington, D.C. The show was created by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and exhibited there from January 1992 to July 1992. This collection contains the exhibit and includes all audiovisual materials used within the exhibition space as well as television news coverage of the exhibit.
Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on the struggle for equal rights that was exhibited in the Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution, from September 22, 1995 to March 3, 1996. This collection contains the audiovisual output of the exhibit, including video interviews on the topic and compilation tapes used within the exhibit.
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 churc...
Audiovisual materials related to an exhibition on contemporary African American women artists curated by Robert L. Hall and exhibited at the Anacostia Museum of the Smithsonian Institution from November 1990 to April 1991. Artists included in the exhibit were: Erlena Chisolm Bland, Lilian Thomas Burwell, Yvonne Pickering Carter, Margo Humphrey, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, Viola Burley Leak, Winnie Owens-Hart, Stephanie E. Pogue, Malkia Roberts, Gail Shaw-Clemons, Sylvia Snowden, Renée Stout, Denise W...
Audiovisual materials related to the Reclaiming Midwives: stills from All my babies exhibition, which was held Nov. 14, 2005-April 2, 2006 at the Anacostia Museum, and at 6 other venues through March 2007. This traveling exhibition was curated by Linda