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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Black Expressive Culture Program 1984 Washington, D.C.
Edwards, Archie, 1918-1998
Burnim, Mellonee V. (Mellonee Victoria), 1950-
Washboard Slim
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Dates:
1984 July 8
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (sound tape reel, 7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1984
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Archie Edwards and Washboard Slim--Kansas City; Sitting on top of the world--Meet me in the bottom; Spoons Williams--Spoons; International Playgirls; Grand Master Nell

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Black Expressive Culture Program 1984 Washington, D.C.
Jones, Ashcan, b. 1910
Robinson, Lavaughn
Ingram, Germaine
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Dates:
1984 June 28
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (sound tape reel, 7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1984
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
Purnell, Louis R., interviewee
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
13 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9578
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937
Dates:
1860s-1978
bulk 1890-1937
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tannhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the expatriate African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner measure 2.3 linear feet and date from the 1860s to 1978, with the bulk of the material dating from 1890 to 1937. Found in the papers are scattered biographical, family, and legal materials; twenty-seven folders of correspondence with family, friends, patrons, and galleries; writings and notes by Tanner and others; a small amount of printed material; numerous photographs of Tanner, his studio in Paris and home in Trepied, Normandy, his family, friends, fellow artists, and his artwork. Additional photographs include a circa 1890 shot of Tanner with fellow students at the Académie Julian and another depicting Tanner with members of the American Art Club in Paris, circa 1900. Also found are a few sketches and drawings.

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Dates:
2000 February 5
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Annual national observance of African American history month program. The 1999 program was called 'W.E.B. DuBois Symposium: "Souls of Black Folk" in the 21st Century: Implications of Race, Culture, and Pan Africanism in the Global Village'. This program honored one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century, the distinguished social historian, sc...

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subseries
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1875
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Unbound copy of an affidavit certifying the marriage of James Blake and Catherine White is dated October 9, 1867. The marriage was performed in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, at the First Presbyterian Church on February 23, 1865. It appears that the document was submitted to the claims division of the Freedmen's Bureau as proof of marriage. Unboun...

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Dates:
1998 October 31
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Program held at the National Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. The program was sponsored by the Program in African American Culture and the National Rainbow/PUSH Coalition. The assembled group of scholars and Chicago community activists provided compelling historical analysis and testimony about the Midwest struggles. Parti...

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Creators:
Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
1968-1985
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (116 items on partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.afrohist
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection consists of the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum's (now the African American Museum in Phialdelphia) artists files on African American artists Roland Ayers, Romare Howard Bearden, Barbara Jane Bullock, Dana Chandler, John E. Dowell, John Taylor Harris, Barkley L. Hendricks, Mary Liggeons, and Arturo Lindsay. Th...

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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Dates:
circa 1966
Size:
329 Photographic prints (1 box, 10 folders, black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes 329 black and white photographic prints, measuring 8 x 10 inches or smaller, that depict African art objects and were published in Warren M. Robbins' book, African Art in American Collections (New York, Washington, London: Praeger, 1966).

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