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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1981-1991, 1996, 1999
Size:
15.5 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes and audiotapes created during the production of "Here At The Smithsonian" ("HATS"), an eight volume series of television productions. The series was conceived by Nazaret Cherkezian, Director, Office of Telecommunications (1976-1986) and produced by Ann Carroll (Volumes I-IV) and John P. Meehan (Volumes V-V...

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1998
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Conversation about the television program 'Teenarama,' particularly the format of the program and 'the regulars' who performed on the show. One of the conversation participants was considered the first 'regular' on the show. Director Beverly Lindsay-Johnson also spoke about a few specifics of the research and production process.

Conversation. Audio only. Poor audio quality. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Transcribed from physical asset: Barnett Williams. Dated 19980523.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1964
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Clips of music performed by Brenda Holloway, Valerie & Nick, the Temptations, the Carltons, Otis Leavill, and Mary Wells on WOOK radio program. Bob King was a Teenarama host.

Radio program. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 19640502.

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Dates:
2002-2003
Level:
file
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Printed lists of rock and roll television shows from the 1950s and 1960s from the website The Video Beat!

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1998
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Peg Desonier spoke of D.C. hand dancing and the jitterbug, and adopting black style of hand dancing. She talked about growing up in Old Greenbelt, Maryland; her education at Catholic schools and then finally public school; her exposure to early rhythm and blues; how white people's dance style differed from black people's; her school and social life...

Interviews. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 19980926.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1998
Level:
item
Size:
1 video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Teenarama Dance Party 35th Anniversary Reunion Gala was held on October 10, 1998 at the Eclipse Nightclub. The gala consisted of music from the Teenarama era, performances by the Teenarama Dance Party regulars, a reenactment of the Teenarama television program, and a dance party. The proceeds from the gala benefited the making of the Teenarama ...

Celebration - dance and music. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Timecode burnt into image. Dated 19981010.

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Dates:
1961-1999
Level:
file
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Industry literature includes advertisements about radio or television programming, television guides provided by companies, and the publication Television Factbook published by Television Digest Incorporated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1998
Level:
item
Size:
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Al Jefferson, Bobby Lane, and Charles 'Chaz' Hall discussed the Teenarama radio program and how it evolved into the Teenarama dance program. Jefferson explained his role in the development of WOOK radio and the radio station's history, including a description of the radio station's programming and other on-air personalities. Jefferson and Lane talk...

Interviews. Audio only. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 19980927.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
2000
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Scooter Magruder interviewed Beverly Lindsay, who spoke of her film 'Swing, Bop & Hand Dance' and her current project about Teenarama, including information about the hand dance reenactment necessary for the documentary production.

Radio program. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 20000312.