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file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 632
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Butch Hopkins of the Anacostia Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) explained the history of AEDC and how the organization was formed. He also talked about the development of business in southeast Washington, D.C.

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Powell, William J., 1899-1942
Dates:
1917 - 1942
Size:
0.31 Cubic feet (1 shared legal-size box 1 flat box 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The William J. Powell Collection consists of materials concerning the career and personal life of African-American entrepreneur and pilot William J. Powell, including his service in the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in World War I, his automobile business in Chicago, and his advocacy for African-American aviation as the founder of Craftsmen of Black Wings, Inc., author of Black Wings, and a primary organizer of the Bessie Coleman Aero Club and the "Five Blackbirds" demonstration team. Materials include identification and membership cards, flight logs and officer records, newspaper clippings, advertisements, and photographs.

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Creators:
Amos, Christine
Amos, Wally
Dates:
1975-2000
Size:
7 Cubic feet (16 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0112
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Famous Amos Collection consists primarily of business records, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the career and life of Wally Famous Amos and the Famous Amos chocolate chip cookie company he created.

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Craftsmen of Black Wings, Inc.
Dates:
1928-1939
bulk 1937-1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder in a shared box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 9 copy prints and 14 copy negatives. The bulk of the images were copied from issues of Craftsmen Aero News and relate to the Craftsmen of Black Wings organization, including photographs of William J. Powell, Marie Dickerson, and Myrtle Bishop.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1986
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A'Lelia Walker, a central renaissance figure, was widely known as the heiress to a beauty fortune. Her mother was Madame C.J. Walker, the first black American millionaire businesswoman. A'Leila Bundles, journalist and great-granddaughter of A'Leila Walker, researches and writes extensively about both of her ancestors. On May 2, 1986, Bundles shared...

Lunch Bag Forum. Audio only. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Dated 19860503.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1986
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Baritone Charles Williams performed selections from the folk opera 'Porgy and Bess' and 'Five Langston Hughes Songs,' composed by Elsie Siegmeister. In between performances, he spoke about the plot and history of the opera as well as the songs composed by Siegmeister. He also addressed questions, many of which revolved around his study of opera. Wi...

Lecture and performance. Sound only. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Dated 19860710.

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Mathis, Nathaniel, 1946- (barber, motivational speaker)
Dates:
1946-2004
bulk 1970-2004
Size:
5.5 Cubic feet (18 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0641
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Nathaniel Mathis is a Washington, D.C., hairstylist, inventor, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. His papers document his business life and community involvement.

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Smithsonian Institution. Resident Associates Program. African American Studies Center
Dates:
1986-1992
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of program materials for the African American Studies Center in the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program (RAP). Most records are correspondence, memoranda, notes and reports to and from Jacqueline Hicks Grazette, Program Manager, concerning her contacts with African American speakers, entrepreneurs, authors, and local...

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Dates:
1995 February 1-4
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Program in African American Culture and the Ethnic Imagery Project of the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Instituion; the Black Film Institute of the University of the District of Columbia; and the Black Film Review sponsored this program. Program held from Wednesday, February 1, through Saturday, February 4...

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