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Dates:
circa 1975
Level:
file
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-086
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
WJLA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1977
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The television news program - Seven Thirty Live: Around Town - explores Anacostia. The program begins with a brief history of Anacostia, coverage of Anacostia Story exhibition at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, and explanation of current resources and social conditions in Anacostia. Mrs. Ella Pearis talks about six generations of her family grow...

Television news program. Program begins at 000102. Part of Broadcast Programs. Dated 19770512.

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Dates:
1974 - 1984
Level:
file
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-012
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Cornbread Players
Jones, Walter
Dates:
circa 1970s
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Cornbread Players, a professional acting company based in New York City, perform the play "Jazz Night," which was written and directed by Walter Jones. "Jazz Night" centers around a black family and their Saturday night gathering in an urban ghetto setting; drug use is an aspect of the play. As stated by the director, "Jazz Night" is about feel...

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

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Dates:
circa 1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-040
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Historian Louise Daniel Hutchinson leads tour of museum exhibit Evolution of a Community. The tour includes four stops: Douglass Hall (black shopping center), Old Birney School, a black home, and a black church. Prior to the tour, Hutchinson provides a history of Anacostia from its earliest beginnings when the Nacotchtank Indians, part of the Algon...

Tour of exhibit. Part of Evolution of a Community Audiovisual Records. Video recording quality: image drop out and skips in recording. Undated.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
circa 1977-1978
Size:
15.25 Linear feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-039
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on history of the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D. C. The show was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from March of 1977 to March 1978. Louise Daniel Hutchinson served as curator. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, brochures, posters, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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