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Dates:
1882-1971
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S10
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This couple and their first home are of endless fascination, with the religious aspect not being the main subject. There are sixteen Broadway shows and revues represented in this subseries.

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Smithsonian Institution
National Public Radio
National Public Radio
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-
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Dates:
1994
Size:
27 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0516
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original performance and interview audio recordings, audio outtake materials, program masters, and finished program tapes from the Smithsonian Institution/National Public Radio series WADE IN THE WATER. Collection documents the influence of religion on various African American sacred and secular music styles, including gospel, spirituals, classical...

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1822-1986
Size:
39 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S10
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 10: Sacred Music and Religious Themes contains approximately 4,000 pieces of sheet music, much of which is traditional Christian music, but also documents popular attitudes towards religion in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Dates:
1928-1974
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Consists of books, bibles, hymnals, prayer books, pamphlets, and mass cards that were either acquired by or given to Duke Ellington. Most of the materials were given to Ellington by friends and fans. Many items contain inscriptions and notations written to Ellington. Of particular interest are fifteen issues of Forward Day by Day, a religious seria...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2011
Level:
item
Size:
1 video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.16
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Darren Jones, the PR and Choir Director for Galilee Baptist Church, explains the choir director's responsibilities and the creative aspects involved in music selection. He describes the demographics and differences between the two choirs - New Vision of Praise and the Mass Choir - he directs at Galilee Baptist Church, and the creative contribution ...

Interview. Dated 20110411.

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Level:
series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7335
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series consists of correspondence between S. Stillman Berry, his father, Ralph Berry, and his mother, Evelyn Crie Berry. The letters are arranged chronologically under the names of their respective authors. Ralph Berry's letters are primarily concerned with the administration of Winnecook Ranch and other business ventures. The major ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A typical Gelede performance has two phases, a night concert and an afternoon dance session. In the afternoon sessions, colorfully attired performers entertain the public with intricate dances. The headdresses are usually danced in pairs, jingling their metal anklets (aro) to rhyme with the drum beats. Although it performs in a variety of social a...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A typical Gelede performance has two phases, a night concert and an afternoon dance session. In the afternoon sessions, colorfully attired performers entertain the public with intricate dances. The headdresses are usually danced in pairs, jingling their metal anklets (aro) to rhyme with the drum beats. Although it performs in a variety of social a...

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