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Collection ID:
Accession 10-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2011
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item
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.16
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Maria Goodwin - member of the Daughters of Dorcas and Sons quilt guild - discusses her quilting experience, the evolution of quilt making, and the Washington, D.C. based quilting group - Daughters of Dorcas and Sons. Goodwin recalls her early memories of cutting out triangles and sewing them together with her mother, who was a seamstress; she state...

Interview. Dated 20110131.

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Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
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undated
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1 Linear foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-014
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history of African American quilt-making. The show was organized by the Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from July 1993 to October 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, photographs, brochures, educational materials, and floor plans.

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bulk 1986-1996
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file
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-05
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National Anthropological Archives
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WTTG (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1993
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item
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1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-014
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

During an interview for a news segment on FOX News 5, Anacostia Museum Director Steven Newsome talked about the exhibition 'Always There: The African American Presence in American Quilts' and African American quilt techniques; and a provided an explanation of story quilts. The news segment also included footage of the quilts which were on display t...

News program. Related to exhibition 'Always There: The African American Presence in American Quilts.' Dated 1993.

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Collection ID:
Accession 01-204
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1993
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2 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-014
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Dr. Raymond Dobard, quilter and art historian, provided a historical overview of African American quilts and detailed explanations regarding the ways in which the quilts were constructed. After the lecture, Robert Hall led the docents on a tour through the exhibition 'Always There: The African American Presence in American Quilts.'

Lecture and exhibition tour. Related to exhibition 'Always There: The African American Presence in American Quilts.' Dated 19930717.