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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1972
Level:
series
Size:
10 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
13 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-040
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on history of the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, DC post-World War II. The show was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from January 1, 1972 to December 31, 1972. Louise Daniel Hutchinson

These records document the planning, organizing, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include video and sound recordings. Archival collections - Street Interviews, Evolution of a Community, and Housing in Anacostia Video Project - contain related and overlapping materials.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Anacostia Pre-School Program
Dates:
1978
Level:
item
Size:
12 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
5 Video recordings (U-matic, 3/4 inch)
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Ofori Ansah explains children in Africa like to make up stories, games, and songs about animals; he also explains folktales. Ofori Ansah and a group of children play the African game of tail or tail, and sing and dance to Kye Kye Kule. The children, dressed as animals, perform a folktale as told by Ofori Ansah.

Performance - music, dance, storytelling, and theater. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Related to Kwanzaa Programs. 17 copies of African Play. 16 black and white copies. 1 color copy [AV003553]. Some copies have audio and/video distortions. Transcribed from AV000841 - AV000845: Kwanzaa African Play. AV002231: dated 1991082...

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Creators:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.
Anacostia Coordinating Council
George Washington University
Dates:
Undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 2 x 2 in.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-059
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This image shows the facade of the Anacostia Community Museum when it was located on Martin Luther King Junior Avenue, the image was used to inform a planning survey of the Anacostia area.

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9591
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1987
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audio tour for the exhibition - Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American Cities, 1740 - 1877 - presents African American religious history beginning with the first African slaves who brought African religious faith with them and the incorporation of African religion customs with Euro-Christian faith. The audio tour in...

Audio tour. Part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. AV002681: dated 19871201. AV001345: undated.

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

Clips and full sound recordings performed by African American musicians, including Sam Morgan's Jazz Band, Sidney Bechet, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Duke Ellington, Eubie Blake, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Edward "Kid" Ory, and James P. Johnson.

Music. Part of The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties Audiovisual Records. AV003437: undated. AV003440: dated 19861110.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1986
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Young Audiences Program hosted a series of Saturday programs in music, dance, and theatre of the Black Renaissance in conjunction with the museum's exhibit 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' On April 5, 1986, Local 12 presented the works of Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and Gwendolyn Brooks.

Performance. Audio only. Poor audio quality. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Dated 19860405.