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undated
Level:
item
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-103
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Tony Medina is an author/poet who grew up in the Throggs Neck neighborhood in the Bronx, New York. Medina describes the difference between the predominantly minority housing projects he lived in and the white neighborhoods that bordered them. Medina explains how his upbrining helped inspire his writing.

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Dates:
2010 February 20
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item
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-103
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Brian "Deka" Paupaw from the Brooklyn neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant recalls how he became a skateboarder and his goals for New York City youth. He has a non-profit organization dedicated to getting New York City youth out of their neighborhoods into nature, which can help them in a myriad of ways.

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Creators:
Hudson, Ruth Marie.
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
9 negatives (photographic)
19 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1930, contains 19 black-and-white photographic prints and 9 black-and-white negatives depicting the family of Mrs. Ruth Marie Hudson, as well as the black community in Eustis, Florida. The images portray African American men, women and children.

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Dates:
2011 January 21
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item
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-103
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Sharon Jones is a singer from Brownsville a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. She talks about the neighborhood, the good and bad aspects of living in Brownsville. Jones discusses her band, Dap-Kings as well as her music. Jones gives advice on how people in the projects can avoid the pitfalls that come with life in the projects.

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Dates:
2009 October 26
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item
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-103
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Ruby And James are residents of the neighborhood Brownsville in Brooklyn, New York. They talk about the problems with police harrasement and the degradation of the neighborhood. They speak about the lack of community due to removal of benches which contributes to a lack of socialization between neighbors.

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Dates:
2017 July 06
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item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Samir Meghelli (presenter); Dominic Moulden; Andy Shallal; Quique Avilés ;After a half-century of population decline and disinvestment, Washington, D.C., along with other U.S. urban centers, has been witnessing a "return to the city"—with rapidly rising populations, rents, and home prices, but also deepening inequality. This discussion with local c...

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file
Size:
1 Sound recording ((1 data disk DVD-R digital, 24-bit 96kHz WAV. )))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound disk CD-R (00:32:04). digital, 16-bit 44.1 KhZ))
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-006
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Alton Jones talks about the Anacostia neighborhood during his 20 years of residence. Topics include the ethnic makeup of the area, relaxation activities such as fishing, landmarks like the Frederick Douglass Home, and civic organizations such as the Anacostia Navy Yard Committee, and his time at Howard University.

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Smithsonian Institution
Smith, Edward D.
Boyer, Horace Clarence, 1935-
Anacostia Museum
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Dates:
1994, c1987
Level:
item
Size:
2 Video recordings (AV000962, AV003327, open reel, 1 inch)
1 Video recording (AV002642, VHS)
3 Sound recordings (AV002679, AV003345, AV003421, open reel, 1/4 inch)
1 Sound recording (AV003336, cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This short documentary provides an overview of the development of church music alongside the growth of African American churches in the eastern United States from the arrival of black Africans in Jamestown in 1619 through 1877 and the Reconstruction era. The evolution of church music within African American churches included the formation of music ...

Short documentary. Part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. Complete production: AV000962, AV003327. Production elements: AV002679 [narration], AV003345 [outtakes - sound], AV003421 [music], AV003336 [music]. AV003421: 6 songs including We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder [also known as Jacob's Ladder] and Battle Hymn of the Republic [also k...

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Creators:
Meghelli, Samir
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2017 February 8
Level:
item
Size:
3 Sound recordings (MP3)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-119
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Interview created as part of the research for the Anacostia Community Museum's "A Right to the City" exhibition.

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Creators:
Meghelli, Samir
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2016 September 27
Level:
item
Size:
7 Sound recordings (MP3)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-119
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Interview created as part of the research for the Anacostia Community Museum's "A Right to the City" exhibition.