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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1995
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

To a group of docents, Curator Kym S. Rice explained the context of the exhibition 'Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C. 1880-1860' and answered questions at The Octagon Museum.

Lecture. Dated 19950930.

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Collection ID:
NAA.MS4821
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
2016-2018
Size:
855.72 Gigabytes (96 MP3's; 19 QuickTime Movies, 12.3 GBs of Audio Interviews 843.42 GBs of Video Interviews )
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-119
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The oral histories in this collection were conducted as part of the research for an exhibition exploring the history of neighborhood change and civic activism in the nation's capital. Focused on the dynamic histories of six DC neighborhoods—Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest—the exhibition recounted the story of these communities through the eyes of the Washingtonians who helped shape and reshape the city in extraordinary ways. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Community Museum and curated by Samir Meghelli. The audio and video interviews were conducted between 2016-2018.

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Creators:
Sandoval, Fernando
Sandoval, Fernando
Dates:
[ca. 1995.]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper, unmounted., 6-3/4" x 9-1/2" on 11" x 14" sheet.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1155
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1995-10-15 - 1996-03-03
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# linear feet (# boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A collaborative exhibit between the Anacostia Museum and the Octagon Museum that tells the story of the early years of the District of Columbia, the people, and their communities. The exhibition was held between the two museums from October 15, 1995 to March 3, 1996 and curated by Kym S. Rice. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, artifact lists, education packets, loan agreements, and catalogues.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Octagon (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1995
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Joanna Banks discussed slaves and slavery with a group of young students. After the discussion, Banks read a story about the life of African Americans in Washington, D.C. from 1800-1860; specifically, the story about Addy and her life as a house slave. After the story, there was a discussion about freedom and singing of a 'Sweet Honey in the Rock' ...

Education program. Related to the exhibition 'Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C. 1800-1860.' Dated 19951204.

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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1997
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1987
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections