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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1970-10 - 1970-11
Size:
0.1 Linear feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-053
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition exploring artistic expression, poetry, and performance created by Lorton Reformatory inmates. The exhibit was held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from October 1970 to November 1970. 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:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1969
Size:
3 folders
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-081
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An innovated exhibition exploring contemporary problems of rats in urban areas. The show included a simulated environment of a back yard with live rats. The exhibit was created and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in November 1969.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1982-11-14 - 1983-02-27
Size:
0.9 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-054
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on selected works by John N. Robinson and Larry Lebby. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from November 14, 1982 --February 27, 1983. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, education packets, floor plans, and catalogues.

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Voice of America (Organization)
Dates:
circa 1970s
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Radio program, Voice of America Jazz Hour, presents all four parts of A Love Supreme by John Coltrane. End of recording includes a portion of Take The "A" Train by Duke Ellington.

Music. Part of Broadcast Programs. Undated.

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WJZ-TV (Television station : Baltimore, Md.)
Dates:
1975
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

On television program titled Larry Angelo, James Mayo (Anacostia Neighborhood Museum Exhibit Specialist) talks about the history of the Barnett-Aden Collection which consists of work created by Afro-American artists, and specific artworks in the collection. Madeline Murphy also participated in discussion with James Mayo and Larry Angelou.

Television program until 001150 (followed by Performances at Outdoor Event). Part of Broadcast Programs. Dated 19751111.

Digitized Content Covers her family background, early life, education, work at the NPG and Frederick Douglass Home, and her initial involvement with the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, c. 1928-1974, including: Family background; childhood in the Shaw district of Washington, D.C.; mother's community involvement and acquaintance with such noted figures as Mary McLeod Bethune, William Henry Hastie and Carter G. Woodson; enrollment at Miner Teachers College, especially the influence of Dr. Paul Phillips Cooke; recollections of segregation and community action in 1940s, including sit-in at Hecht's Department Store; attendance at U.S. Supreme Court hearings of Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas; transfer to Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College in Hempstead, Texas; reminiscences of her father's interest in history and her parents life at Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama; transfer to Howard University in Washington, D.C., including classes with Ralph Bunche, John Hope Franklin and E. Franklin Frazier; marriage to Ellsworth W. Hutchinson and family life in Southeast Washington, D.C.; impact of assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., on her life; initial position at the NPG with James R. Vivian, III, and Robert N. Works conducting research on the William E. Harmon and Winold Reiss collections; appointment as Education Research Specialist at NPG, especially outreach programs with District of Columbia; collaboration with scholars such as Sidney Kaplan and Letitia Woods Brown; responsibilities as Education Research Specialist at Frederick Douglass Home, especially training of docents in the use of artifacts and historical documentation to enhance interpretation; involvement with the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum Advisory Committee and friendships with Zora Martin Felton and John Kinard; emergence of the ANM as an outlet for African American community concerns; support for the ANM from S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution; and growing pains of the ANM, especially its struggle to achieve permanent status and acquire collections.
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file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9558
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.4 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-047
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition exploring the role of the black soldier in the American Revolution. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and exhibited there from July 1970 through September 1970.

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