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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1980
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item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-053
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Formerly incarcerated individuals discussed the effect of penal institutions on their lives; rehabilitation; work and educational opportunities and assignments; description of maximum security versus minimum security; black youth in prison; length of prison sentences; public court system and court appointed lawyers; racism within the criminal justi...

Discussion. Audio only. Very poor audio quality. Transcribed from physical asset: Rap Session on Lorton by Male Anacostia Resident. Undated.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
British Broadcasting Corporation
Dates:
circa 1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

On the news program Panorama, Alyce C. Gullattee, James P. Comer, and John Williams discuss persuasiveness of racism, self image, slavery and skills of the black slave, slave culture, the basis of power in society, the educational system, immigrants and their subculture, and how the social policy of the past hurts African Americans in the present.

Television program. Part of Broadcast Programs. AV000784: Panorama: Alyce C. Gullattee, James P. Comer, John Williams begins at 004336 (preceded by Stokely Carmichael Lecture at Howard University and Panorama: Nikki Giovanni and Stokely Carmichael). Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1976
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Author Alex Haley is a speaker for the Frank N. Doubleday Lecture Series; the theme of the lecture series is education in the real world. Haley speaks of researching and writing about his genealogical roots for his book, Roots, using oral history and archival materials, including those at the National Archives. He talks about traveling to Gambia an...

Lecture. Part of Broadcast Programs. Undated.

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

Footage of undeveloped land and construction site in Fort Stanton (southeast Washington, D.C.) and surrounding neighborhood, including residential buildings in poor condition. Footage of trees, children playing, and a stream. Recording also includes a shot of the Capitol Building in the distance.

B-roll or unedited footage. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003554: construction. AV003554: Fort Stanton footage until 001422 [also on recording: Conversation about Penn State Student Visit]. Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
circa 1984
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Several short films about Black aviation history, Blacks in the Air Force, aerial combat, Tuskegee Airmen, and World War II; and one short film about Robert Goddard and interplanetary space travel. Titles transcribed from physical asset include 'Blacks in Aviation,' 'Blackwings,' and 'Father of Space Age: Robert Goddard.'

Short films. Related to the exhibition 'Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Audiovisual Records.' Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
circa 1984
Level:
item
Size:
4 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The narrator provides history of black men and women in aviation.

Narration or voice over with music. Part of Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Audiovisual Records. Consistent beeps throughout several of the recordings. Some of the recordings contain some of the same content. Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1982
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-029
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Instructions to be used for the pretest and the post-test given to student groups regarding the exhibition 'Anna J. Cooper: A Voice from the South.'

Instructions. Sound only. Part of Anna J. Cooper: A Voice from the South Audiovisual Records. Dated 19820416.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Jeffries, Leonard
Dates:
circa 1979
Level:
item
Size:
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-031
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Young boy recites story about life on a slave ship. Narrator speaks of the slave forts and castles, built by Europeans, along the coast of Africa during slave trade period; and their role in the transatlantic slave trade. He states the slave forts and castles, in Ghana and elsewhere, are being used as cultural centers, museums, and research laborat...

Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003363 and AV003380: same content. Transcribed from AV003363: Ron Coleman, Leonard Jeffreys. Transcribed from AV003380: Ron Hughes, Leonard Jeffreys. AV003499: slave forts and castles narration from 000504 - 001504 and 001711 - 002720 [also on record...

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1981
Level:
item
Size:
5 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-029
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audio tour for the exhibition 'Anna J. Cooper: A Voice from the South.'

Audio tour. Audio only. Part of Anna J. Cooper: A Voice from the South Audiovisual Records. AV001370: expanded version. AV001050: abbreviated version. AV001395: undated. AV001347: expanded version, undated. AV001348: abbreviated version, dated 19820416. Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1985
Level:
item
Size:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Narrator speaks of the Black Musical Revues of the 1920s and the Golden Era of Broadway Musicals. He describes the music and dance of the black musical, including Shuffle-Along, Running Wild, Chocolate Dandies, Black Birds, Hot Chocolates. Individual singers, dancers, musicians, composers, playwrights, and lyrists are profiled.

Narration. AV003306 and AV003374-2: same content. AV003374-1: same content as other two assets but consistent beeping throughout recording. Part of The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties Audiovisual Records. AV003306: undated. AV003374: dated 19850823.