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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1983-09-18 - 1983-12-18
Size:
1.42 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-001
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition featuring the works of artists Lou and Di Stovall organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from September 18 --December 18, 1983. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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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

A'Lelia Walker, a central renaissance figure, was widely known as the heiress to a beauty fortune. Her mother was Madame C.J. Walker, the first black American millionaire businesswoman. A'Leila Bundles, journalist and great-granddaughter of A'Leila Walker, researches and writes extensively about both of her ancestors. On May 2, 1986, Bundles shared...

Lunch Bag Forum. Audio only. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Dated 19860503.

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

Baritone Charles Williams performed selections from the folk opera 'Porgy and Bess' and 'Five Langston Hughes Songs,' composed by Elsie Siegmeister. In between performances, he spoke about the plot and history of the opera as well as the songs composed by Siegmeister. He also addressed questions, many of which revolved around his study of opera. Wi...

Lecture and performance. Sound only. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Dated 19860710.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1986
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (U-matic, 3/4")
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-028
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In this documentary, profiles of prominent Black Women provide an overview of the roles and contributions of Black Women in the course of historic and human events. Lucy Terry Prince, Phillis Wheatley, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Zora Neale Hurston, Maya Angelou, Mary S. Kelsey Peake, Charlotte Forten [Grimke], Ida B. Wells Barnett, Rosa Parks, L...

Documentary film. Related to exhibition 'Black Women: Achievements Against the Odds.' Undated.

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Creators:
Pearis, Ella B. Howard., interviewee
Dates:
1986
Size:
1 audiotape (Reference copy). 2 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9540
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Dates:
1978
Level:
item
Size:
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-031
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Dr. Leonard Jeffries speaks to supervisory staff at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM) during the development of the exhibition, Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization. He discusses levels of analysis (factual level, conceptual level, theoretical level, and practical level) when studying and presenting history to others. He ...

Presentation/lecture. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003271: Part 1, Levels of Analyses. AV003257: Part 2, America. Sound quality poor - static throughout both recordings. Dated: 19780605.

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

Harlem Renaissance Exhibit Tape provides a brief overview of the exhibition, The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties, which presents the evolution and achievements of black creative expression beginning in Harlem and spreading across the United States during th 1920s. Literary, visual, performance, and cinematic achievements are highlighted. In...

Short exhibition film. Part of The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties Audiovisual Records. AV003431: outtakes. AV003439: narration. AV003430: narration outtakes. AV003325 and AV003431: undated. AV003439 and AV003430: dated 19861110.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1978
Level:
item
Size:
3 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A museum specialist shows how to incorporate activities into education to enhance student learning; she demonstrates activities for illustrating the oil found in a peanut and making stratch from sweet potato. She shows and explains some objects and visuals which could be used in a classroom exhibit on George Washington Carver. She talks about maint...

Short documentary film; Unedited or raw footage. AV004325: raw or unedited footage for film, undated. AV003212: content for documentary film until 000927 (followed by Museum Staff at Work), undated. AV004319: undated. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Transcribed from contents of recording: September 1978.

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Dates:
1980-1987
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.taylpren
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1970-1975
bulk 1975-1975
Size:
140 Sound recordings (72 sound cassettes ; 68 sound disk CD-Rs)
58 Electronic discs (DVD) (58 data disk DVD-Rs)
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-006
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Anacostia Oral History Project Collection contains oral history interviews with 55 individuals who either grew up in or spent a considerable amount of time in the neighborhood. Interviewees discuss their memories of Anacostia dating back to the 1890s and points of focus include education, occupations, transportation, geographic boundaries, and ...

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