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Creators:
Burt, Catherine
Dates:
circa 1980s
Size:
1.42 Linear feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-065
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from the 1980s and measures 1.42 linear feet, was compiled in the course of preparations for the "Black Women: Achievements Against the Odds" exhibit, which was staged at the Anacostia Museum from February 1976 to December 1976. This collection documents the lives and achievements of African American women in a variety of fields, including law, medicine, education, politics, science and the arts. The collection is comprised of documents, magazine and newspaper clippings, correspondence, photocopies, brochures and pamphlets.

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Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)
Dates:
February 1964
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Congresswoman Frances Payne Bolton and another woman standing in a room in Bolton's house. Bolton is holding a piece of cloth and pointing to a piece of African sculpture on a mantelpiece whilst the second woman holds a notebook and pen. There is a painting of a desert scene above the fireplace and more African sculpture on the mantelpiece. There i...

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Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)
Dates:
February 1964
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Congresswoman Frances Payne Bolton and another woman seated in a room in Bolton's house. Both women are holding a piece of cloth. To the right there is a painting of a desert scene above a fireplace and African sculpture on the mantelpiece. There is a full bookcase and a window with drapes behind them. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption a...

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Dates:
circa 1981
Level:
item
Size:
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-029
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Dr. Paul Phillips Cooke speaks on the subject of Anna J. Cooper: Teacher and Human Being. He talks about Cooper's life and the time in which she lived; and her human and religious influences. Cooke, who assisted with the Cooper exhibition at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, provides an overview of Cooper's history and addresses questions from the...

Lecture. AV003264: Part 1. AV003220: Part 2. Part of Anna J. Cooper: A Voice from the South Audiovisual Records. AV003264 and AV003220: undated. AV001346: dated 19830925, audio only, contains part of (copy of) AV003220 recording.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
James, Portia P.
Dates:
circa 1989
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

During the audio tour of exhibition, The Real McCoy: African-American Invention and Innovation, narrator Robert Hall presents contributions made by black inventors to American technology from 1619 to 1930. Inventions and innovations by Benjamin Banneker, Elijah McCoy, Lewis Latimer, James Forten, Lewis Temple, Norbert Rillieux, Ned (slave), Benjami...

Audio tour narration. Part of The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930 Audiovisual Materials. Undated.

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Creators:
Uyehara, Grayce
Uyehara, Paul M.
Dates:
1929-2008
Size:
18 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1480
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document the life and activism of Grayce Uyehara who was a pivotal figure within the Redress Movement and sought reparations for the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1981-02 - 1982-09
Size:
11.38 Linear feet (23 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-029
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on Anna J. Cooper, Washington D. C. educator and author. It was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1981 to September 1982. Louise Daniel Hutchinson served as curator. 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, and floor plans.

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Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)
Dates:
May 1960
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., [4" x 5"].)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Posed group of men and two women standing in rows on the exterior steps of 15th St. Presbyterian Church. The men wear pin badge, possible name badges. The man on the left on the top row is thought to be William Montague Cobb. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption and "C/o Dr. Cobb". "KODAK - SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on faces ...

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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.03-026
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.

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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.

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