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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

May Miller Sullivan, called a Washington treasure, is the daughter of the historian and educator Kelly Miller. This playwright and poet read from her works and discussed some of the black renaissance personalities she knew well.

Lunch Bag Forum and poetry reading. Sound only. Very poor audio quality. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Undated.

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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

Former museum staff member and professional puppeteer Schroeder Cherry returned with his unique puppets to tell exciting stories of the Harlem Renaissance. Performance was held at the Anacostia Museum on May 30, 1986.

Performance. Audio only. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Dated 19860530.

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

On May 4, 1986, four educators and writers discussed black women writers of the 1920s. They explored common themes, their views on color and class, and how they dealt with loving, aging, impermanence, and death. Panelists included Jonetta Barras from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities; Joyce A. Joyce, Ph.D. from University of Maryland; ...

Panel discussion. Audio only. Poor audio quality. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Undated.

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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

Washington artist Prentiss Taylor recalled the Harlem Renaissance. Taylor once lived in New York City where he met and forged friendships wtih Langston Hughes, James Weldon Johnson, Carl Van Vechten, Richmond Barthe, Zora Neale Hurston, and others. During his presentation, Taylor relived many of the memories of these relationships.

Lunch bag forum. Audio only. Poor audio quality. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Dated 19860606.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1973-1986
Level:
series
Size:
15 Video recordings (2 VHS 1/2" video recordings ; 1 U-matic video recordings ; 1 open reel 1" video recordings ; 10 35mm filmstrips ; 1 16mm film reel)
31 sound recordings (10 vinyl sound recordings ; 16 audio cassette sound recordings ; 5 open reel 1/4" audio recordings)
1.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on the history and art of the Harlem Renaissance. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985–December 1986. This collection contains the audiovisual output of the exhibit, including video and audio created for display within the exhibit along with outtakes and r...

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1985
Level:
item
Size:
2 sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Clips and full sound recordings performed by African American musicians, including Sam Morgan's Jazz Band, Sidney Bechet, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Duke Ellington, Eubie Blake, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Edward "Kid" Ory, and James P. Johnson.

Music. Part of The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties Audiovisual Records. AV003437: undated. AV003440: dated 19861110.

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 07-190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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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

Young Audiences Program hosted a series of Saturday programs in music, dance, and theatre of the Black Renaissance in conjunction with the museum's exhibit 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' On April 5, 1986, Local 12 presented the works of Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and Gwendolyn Brooks.

Performance. Audio only. Poor audio quality. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Dated 19860405.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1985-09 - 1986-12
Size:
10.55 Linear feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history and art of the Harlem Renaissance. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985-December 1986. 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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