Visual Journal: Harlem and D.C. in the Thirties and Forties exhibition records

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-025
Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1996
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8.5 Linear feet
15 boxes
Repository:
An exhibitionn celebrating the work of five African American photographers who documented segregated black communities in Washington, D.C., rural Virginia, and New York City in the 1930s and 1940s. Curated by Deborah Willis the exhibition was held at the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building, South Gallery from April 18, 1996 to September 29, 1996. Photographers included: Robert H. McNeil, The Scurlock Studio, Morgan and Marvin Smith, and Gordon Parks.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, exhibit layouts, brochures, art files,invitations, inventory, project scheudle, permission forms, photocopies, and clippings.

Using the Collection
Conditons Governing Access note
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Preferred Citation note
Visual Journal: Harlem and D.C. in the Thirties and Forties
exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Repository Contact
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, D.C. 20020
ACMArchives@si.edu
http://www.anacostia.si.edu/Collections/ArchiveCollection