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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1970s
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item
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1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Arthur Hall Afro-American Dance Ensemble perform traditional African dances at the opening of an exhibition. Footage of artwork and artifacts from exhibition included.

Performance. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1978
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item
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2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Rosalind Jeffries talks about themes for exhibitions, traditional African art, symbolism, and roles of symbolism in art and African culture.

Lecture/discussion. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003263: part 1. AV003053: part 2. Dated 19780605.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1967
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item
Size:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Jamaican poet and folklorist Louise Bennett conveys Jamaican history and culture through Calypso folk songs, folk stories, lullabies, and soul songs, which are religious tunes sung in Jamaica. She also talks about the colonization of Jamaica, the towns where the Maroons live in Jamaica, and the song and dance of the Maroons. Performance followed by...

Performance. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
3 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Dr. Alyce Gullattee speaks about the psychological aspects of the black community in regards to socialization, politics, and economics. She stresses blackness is a state of mind. Lecture followed by question and answer session.

Lecture. AV003565: Part 1. AV003552: Part 2. AV003201 until 000653: Part 3 [followed by Black Perspective Series: Lois Mailou Jones]. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19720301.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1973
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item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Footage of man cutting stone.

Demonstration. AV003187: demonstration from 001225 - 001356 [also on recording: Anacostia Information Day 1973 and Mark Hutchinson Day]. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 1973.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1978
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item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Darryl Croxton reads poetry written by Paul Laurence Dunbar, Angelina Weld Grimke, Anne Spencer, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, Owen Dodson, Countee Cullen, Richard Wright, and other African American poets. John Kinard provides introduction to the poetry reading and encourages visitors to provide comments and suggestions vi...

Poetry reading. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1970s
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item
Size:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Sculptor Ed Dwight talks about his work and process. He provides detailed description of working with wax and bronze, modeling, casting, working with molds, and other sculpting techniques and processes. Dwight also speaks of the Black Frontier Spirit Series exhibit, at the behest of the National Park Service, at the St. Louis Arch Museum; using bro...

Interview. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1982
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item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Students from Birney, Nichols Avenue, and Savoy Elementary Schools talk about their experience planting crops and flowers; what they learned about gardening; and the gardens they have at their homes.

Interviews. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1970s
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Emmanuel Arinze leads children in African song and dance, and explains how to play an African game.

Lesson - song, dance, and games. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Transcribed from physical asset: African Games and Songs with Ammenuel Arinzy (?). Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1974
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Nigerian artist demonstrates creating an image using beads on a piece of wood. He calls it "bead painting."

Demonstration of artistic technique. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Dated 19740919.