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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1987
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audio tour for the exhibition - Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American Cities, 1740 - 1877 - presents African American religious history beginning with the first African slaves who brought African religious faith with them and the incorporation of African religion customs with Euro-Christian faith. The audio tour in...

Audio tour. Part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. AV002681: dated 19871201. AV001345: undated.

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1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1987 October - 1988 October
Size:
27.63 Linear feet (63 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the growth of African American churches in the eastern United States. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from October 1987 to October 1988. 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:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1987-1994
bulk 1991-1991
Level:
series
Size:
15 Cubic feet (8 audio cassette sound recordings ; 4 open reel 1/4" sound recordings ; 1 cartridge 1/4" sound recordings ; 2 audio cassette sound recordings)
7 Linear feet
10 video recordings (5 VHS 1/2" video recordings ; 2 U-matic 3/4" video recordings ; 3 open reel 1" video recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on the growth of African American churches in the eastern United States. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from October 1987 to October 1988. This collection contains the audiovisual output of the exhibit, including video created for use within the exhibit a...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Howell, Michael W.
Vance, Jim
Smithsonian Institution
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Dates:
1994
Level:
item
Size:
1 video recording (AV000961, open reel, 1 inch)
2 sound recordings (AV003353, AV003356, open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Michael W. Howell dramatizes Richard Allen's life from his birth into slavery through his establishment of what was to become the modern-day African Methodist Episcopal Church. Events which led to the founding of the Free African Society and Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia are explained.

Short one-man dramatization with still images and narration interspersed. Part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. Complete production: AV000961 [captions burned into image]. Production elements: AV003353 and AV003356 [narration]. AV003356: first minute only [remaining recording related to Twelfth Baptist Church of Boston]. Dated 199410...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Vance, Jim
Dates:
circa 1987
Level:
item
Size:
2 sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Narrator Jim Vance presents a very short history of the Twelfth Baptist Church of Boston and the life of Reverend Leonard Grimes. The church's and reverend's work with the Underground Railroad and antislavery movement, and after the passing of Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 are highlighted. The arrests of Shadrach and Anthony Burns are also addressed. ...

Narration only. Might be part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. Production elements: AV003356 and AV003428 [narration]. AV003356: begins at 000115 [first minute of recording related to The Times of Richard Allen]. Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Smith, Edward D.
Reinckens, Sharon A.
Nelson, Stanley, 1955-
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Dates:
circa 1992
Level:
item
Size:
1 video recording (open reel, 1 inch)
1 video recording (MiniDV)
1 Item (film , color interpositive, 16mm)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Climbing Jacob's Ladder argues for the importance of documenting and preserving the history of the African American church as explained by church historians, archivists, and curators. The African American church tells the story of African Americans, provides direction and goals for the young, and is the center of African American life. Its history ...

Short documentary. Part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. AV001152: dated 19920324. AV005160: transferred from VHS, captions burnt into image, dated 1991. AV005350: 16mm Preservation Color Interpositive, no sound, dated 20150317.

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