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Creators:
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 7.0" x 4.6".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1838, 1920-1951
Level:
series
Size:
1.5 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2, 34)
Collection ID:
AAA.mccaeliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Series consists of material relating to the more personal aspects of McCausland's life, including appointment books and engagement calendars, scrapbooks, student papers, works printed on her private press in Springfield, Massachusetts, financial records, biographical material, and scattered memorabilia. Scrapbooks include one kept by McCausland, da...

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Dates:
1852-1983
Level:
series
Size:
0.8 Linear feet (Box 1, OV 4-5)
Collection ID:
AAA.gayedwap
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers of Edward Gay include biographical materials, including a marriage certificate and property deeds. Correspondence is with his wife, Martha Feary, and his children, as well as business correspondence with collectors, artists, museums, and galleries. Artists of note include George Inness, Thomas Moran, and Eastman Johnson. Correspondence with ...

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1973
Level:
item
Size:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In a dramatic performance, Stanton Elementary School students profile Crispus Attucks, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, James Beckwourth, York (scout for Lewis and Clark Expedition), Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., Colonel Charles Young, Marian Anderson, Billie Holiday, Leontyne Price, Sidney Poitier, Katherine Dunham, Jan Matzeliger, Daniel Hale Williams,...

Performance - dance and skits. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19730418

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1974
Level:
item
Size:
1 video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Discussion between Zora Martin-Felton and Pleasant Burke about Burke's feelings, insights, and experiences. Some discussion about life at Lorton Reformatory and his return to the community. Pleasant Burke, a painter and resident of Lorton Reformatory, explains his painting and what he communicates to people through his work. Burke talks about his a...

Interview/Discussion. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19740326.

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Dates:
undated
1924-2006
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0930
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 3 is divided into eight subseries. Subseries 3.1 contains annuals, memory albums, pictorial reviews, and editions of Hysterical History, the generic title for company newsletters. Subseries 3.2 contains books. Subseries 3.3 contains cartoons. Subseries 3.4 contains camp newspapers; this subseries is arranged alphabetically by state or territ...

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1990
Level:
item
Size:
1 video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-086
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Actor, poet and educator Douglas Johnson led children in poetry reading, song, and dance. Johnson taught the meaning of the poems to the children.

Workshop. Related to exhibition 'Whose Art is it, Anyway?: The Arts in Public Places.' Dated 19900723.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A more organized 'conversation' with an audience is called a 'tende'. It is a spontaneous event. It may occur during a wedding or at a child's christening or when a person returns from a long absence or when there is a visitor. Usually an elderly woman starts a tende by bringing a wooden mortar, filling it with water, and covering it with a skin. ...

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Creators:
Sears, Jos. H.
Dates:
1862, Saturday, October 4
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Newspapers
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

4-page newspaper (single sheet, originally folded). Includes text of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, an article about it, and an anti-slavery poem. The paper was extremely pro-Union. Ink signature, "P.M. Farley," at top left, p. 1; with other markings on same page.

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Dates:
1908-1989
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.mccoesth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This subseries contains personal correspondence between McCoy and her friends, lovers, and colleagues. The letters concern McCoy's personal and love relationships, her views on politics, culture, and the literary world, and her struggles as a writer. Correspondence between McCoy and lovers, including Geoffrey Eaton, John Mitchell, John Vick, Alb...