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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1995-1999
Level:
series
Size:
56 sound recordings (56 audio cassette sound recordings)
14 video recordings (7 U-matic 3/4" video recordings ; 7 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition examining the faith and spiritual traditions in African American religious life in the 1990s. The exhibition features members of Christian churches as well as those of other faiths. Special attention is given to the ways that African American congregations are responding to contemporary challenges aff...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1995-1999
Size:
14 Linear feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition examining the faith and spiritual traditions in African American religious life in the 1990s. The exhibition features members of Christian churches as well as those of other faiths. Special attention is given to the ways that African American congregations are responding to contemporary challenges affecting their families, neighborhoods, and communities. Curated by Gail Lowe, the show wa displayed in the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building from May 1998 to December 1999.

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 009612
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division
Dates:
1988-1999
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-024
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, curation, and execution of temporary exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, including EXPRESSIV, and the WORKS and DIRECTIONS series sponsored by the Museum. The records were created and maintained by Neal David Benezra, Assistant Director for Art and Public...

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Dates:
1813, 1934-circa 1973
Level:
series
Size:
6.6 Linear feet (Boxes 1-8, 86)
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

Correspondence ranges from personal to professional, from fan letters and collectors to personal exchanges spanning many years with prominent authors, artists, filmmakers, and dancers. Cornell also corresponded with pen pals experiencing wartime hardship in Europe who posted ads in the "Christian Science Monitor" for clothing and other goods. Among...

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Dates:
1948-1952
Level:
subseries
Size:
0.6 Linear feet (Boxes 4-5)
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

Beginning in circa 1947, Cornell often answered ads in the "Christian Science Monitor" from individuals requesting pen pals and in need of food and clothing items due to wartime displacement. Some correspondence continued into 1952, and include a mix of letters, photographs, and scattered draft letters by Cornell. Correspondents include men and wom...

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Dates:
1855-1972
Level:
subseries
Size:
11.8 Linear feet (Boxes 58, 66-76, 96, 107)
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

Clippings include extensive newspaper and magazine clippings collected and gathered by Cornell, some of which were grouped under a topic or by a specific time. In general, the clippings found in this series include articles and textual clippings from newspapers and magazines, as opposed to cut-out images that may have been used more as collage or b...

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Dates:
1910-1965
Level:
subseries
Size:
1.4 Linear feet (Boxes 78-79, 97)
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

The papers of Robert Cornell (1910-1965) document Robert's love of trains, his love for drawing and sketching, his thoughts about religion, and his observations of the activities going on around him. Materials include almost thirty years of diaries and diary notes, in which he references watching films, notes visitors to see Cornell at the house, n...

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Creators:
De Jesus
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1986
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 66.1 x 52.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This poster celebrating the nuclear, rather than the traditional extended family, depicts a promethean father whose massive body anchors the composition with trunk-like legs firmly planted onto the ground. This poster recalls Christian religious imagery of the Holy Family and illustrates an ongoing preoccupation with the well-being of the Puerto Ri...

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Dates:
1939 - 1940
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

consists of material created by industries and trades relating to art, furniture, jewelry, textiles, gardens, the gas industries, home building materials, cosmetics and religion. These industries and trades include Royal Diamond and Watch Company, Electrified Farms, the Gas Industries and The New History Society. Most of the materials document the ...