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

Two part program: reading of black poetry and panel discussion about Anacostia. Students from Federal City College read poems written by Countee Cullen, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Claude McKay, and Langston Hughes. John Dale and Ethel Green talk about the history of Anacostia in a panel discussion titled A Look into Anacostia, A Look into the Past. John...

Poetry reading and discussion. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003436-2: part one. AV003436-1: part two. Poor sound quality. Undated.

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

Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Dale, Jr. talk about Dale-Patterson family histories and the history of Anacostia, including the early settlement of Anacostia by the Dale family, the Patterson family, and other families. Also, John Dale talks about the schools he attended in Anacostia, his affiliation with Campbell A.M.E. Church and Hillsdale Civic Associa...

Interviews. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV000794: part 1. AV003211: part 2. AV003202: part 3. AV000794, AV003211, and AV003202: dated 19730223. AV000811: dated 19730405.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1977
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item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-039
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An overview of the history of Anacostia from 1608 when Captain John Smith explored the region of the Chesapeake Bay and the Nacotchtank Indians to the establishment of small businesses, churches, and schools. Aspects included or discussed: first European settlers, slavery, tobacco, James Barry, establishment of Uniontown, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, ...

Narration. Audio only. Related to exhibition 'The Anacostia Story.' Undated.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1970s
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item
Size:
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-021
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Southeast Action Coalition Youth Council, Inc. organized a conference to bring into focus the problems of the community of Anacostia and how the problems affect youth. Areas of discussion included drugs, education, employment, recreation, family, police and community relations, politics, and housing conditions. Conference attendees participated...

Conference. Part of Conference Recordings. AV003563: part 1. AV003217: part 2. Undated.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1973
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item
Size:
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-040
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Community members talk about drug use, drug addiction, and the causes of the drug problem in Anacostia.

Short documentary film. Part of Evolution of a Community Audiovisual Records. AV000833: final edit, master (transcribed from physical asset). AV000833 and AV000804: most content on recordings the same; slightly different beginning and end. Undated.

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

Students from Federal City College read poems written by African American poets, including Paul Laurence Dunbar, Countee Cullen, Sterling Brown, Mari Evans, Langston Hughes.

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

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1976
Level:
item
Size:
4 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-021
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Representatives from the museums which participated in the First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar discuss "where do we go from here" in regards to forming a permanent national organization and the upcoming seminars which will take place in the other 5 cities - Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and San Francisco. Business meeting took...

Seminar/Business Meeting. Part of Conference Recordings. AV000806 and AV003260: same content. AV000806, AV003068, and AV003260: content overlaps. AV003068: meeting until 001616 (followed by Alex Haley's Presentation on Genealogical Trace at the National Archives). AV004353, AV003068, and AV003260: undated. AV000806: dated 19760530.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1978-1980
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series
Size:
1 Video recording (1 open reel 1/2" video recordings)
9 Sound recordings (5 audio cassette sound recordings ; 4 open reel 1/4" sound recordings)
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-031
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on the history of the transatlantic slave trade, organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood and held there from February 1979-February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson. This collection contains the audiovisual output of the exhibit, including narration sound recordings created for use within the...

Digitized Content Covers his early life and career, the founding and development of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, and his experiences as its director within both the neighborhood and museum community, c. 1936-1987, including: early life, education, and arrival in Anacostia; college education and seminary; involvement in Operation Crossroads Africa; involvement in the Poverty Program at Southeast Neighborhood House; employment with the Office of Economic Opportunity and State Department; introduction to Mrs. Marion Conover Hope; appointment as Director of the Smithsonian's new Anacostia Neighborhood Museum; establishing the museum and early problems encountered; attracting African Americans to the museum; attempts to integrate the black and white experiences within the museum environment; combating racism; early exhibits; gearing the museum to children; relationship between the museum and the community; staff, especially Zora Martin Felton, Lawrence Erskine Thomas, and James E. Mayo; exhibit, The Rat: Man's Invited Affliction; the new museology; increasing concern with urban problems and African American history; later concerns with integration and staff; explanation of "June teenth" celebration; additional reminiscences about the founding of the museum, especially the neighborhood's involvement and concerns; relationship to the Smithsonian and place within the museum bureaucracy. Appendix to interview contains partial list of exhibits at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum during John Kinard's tenure as director.
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file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9538
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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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

Group of people talking to each other while working on a project; they talk over one another. The topic of their project is George Washington Carver. A woman talks about her interest in marionettes and desire to create a marionette show as teaching tool for children to acquaint them with the museum. Trainees of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (AN...

Workshop and interviews. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Undated.