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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1976
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item
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1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

John Kinard presents a speech he titled "The Museum: A Revolutionary Institution in a Conservative Society." Kinard talks about the past, present, and future of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM), particularly how ANM must be an advocate and how ANM can best serve the community. He talks about social responsibility and strong work ethic despit...

Speech. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19760919.

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

Museum professionals discuss methods of presenting black history in exhibits and programs at Colonial Williamsburg, race in the museum profession, and the mutual benefits the museum professionals might derive from cooperative efforts. John Kinard, Almore Dale, and Zora Martin-Felton of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum participate in discussion. Di...

Discussion/Meeting. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003242: part 1. AV003089: part 2. Dated 19720114.

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

Demonstration by Zora Martin-Felton and two others (B. Bryant, and M. Jackson ???) of 18th and 19th century customs in children's room at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. They demonstrate coffee grinding, soap making, and candle making. Demonstration concludes with children eating homemade ice cream.

Museum demonstration and education. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Dated 19720228.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1976
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Student performance and celebration about Kwanzaa spirit. Students speak of the meaning of Kwanzaa; they sing and dance. Performance followed by a Kwanzaa party.

Music and dance performance. Part of Kwanzaa Programs 1976-1989: ACM Education Department Audiovisual Records. Performance and party until 003152, followed by The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro. Poor sound and image quality. Dated: 19761222.

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

Leader and youth sing Kwanzaa songs. Leader teaches vowels and words in Swahili. Youth learn Swahili words used during the Kwanzaa celebration.

Music. Part of Kwanzaa Programs 1976-1989: ACM Education Department Audiovisual Records. Transcribed from AV002689: U. - D.C. Van Ness; Mr. Fletcher Smith. Dated: 19781011.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1969
Level:
item
Size:
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Anne Forrester from Howard University talks about early kingdoms and rulers of Africa. She speaks of historical people, places, and events. Forrester speaks mostly about the Kingdom of the Congo and the Bakongo people. Other topics discussed include the Ashanti people, Mali, Zimbabwe, and trade in Africa, including weapons, slaves, gold, spices, cl...

Lecture. Sound only. Contents on AV003128 overlaps with contents on AV003457 and AV003524. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003457: part 1, dated 19690212. AV003524: part 2, dated 19690212. AV003128: 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

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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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-053
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

For the exhibition Lorton Reformatory: Beyond Time, the narrator provides a short history as well as a description of the architectural look and feel of Lorton Reformatory. The dormitories, dining halls, barber shop, chapel, art studio, infirmary, arts and crafts building, ball field, miniature golf course, educational building, and maximum securit...

Narration. Part of Lorton Reformatory: Beyond Time Audiovisual Records. Undated.

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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.03-053
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Narrator provides a history of Lorton Reformatory and describes the architectural look and feel of Lorton. descibes the buildings - dormatory, dining hall, barbershop, chapel, art studio He talks about the buildings built and maintained by the inmates talks about the artwork acreated by the inmates, and the duties inmates performs for the district ...

Narration. Part of Lorton Reformatory: Beyond Time Exhibition Records. AV003328-2: consistent beeps throughout recording. Undated.