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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1983
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-002
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This show featured 36 portraits--27 oil paintings and 9 color photo reproductions--selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. Likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts are on display. Included are Marian Anderson, Joe Lewis, W.E.B. duBois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richard Barthe. It was exhibited at the Anacostia Neigborhood Museum from April 17, 1983 to August 21, 1983.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1983
Level:
item
Size:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-002
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Narrator presents short historical and biographical profiles of outstanding Americans of negro origin: W.E.B. Du Bois, A. Philip Randolph, Ralph Johnson Bunche, Thurgood Marshall, William Henry Hastie, Mordecai Wyatt Johnson, Mary McLeod Bethune, Joe Louis, James Weldon Johnson, Richmond Barthe, and Paul Robeson. Quotes written by these outstanding...

Narration and music. Part of Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin Audiovisual Records. AV003484 and AV003508: same content but AV003484 has beeps throughout recording. Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007 - 2008
Size:
2.75 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Anacostia Community Museum, formerly known as the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, organized by the museum and held there September 15, 2007 through November 9, 2008. The exhibit explored the development of community life of neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River, beginning with the original inhabitation by Native Americans up to the present.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1998
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Dr. Gail Lowe led a tour of the exhibition 'Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life.'

Exhibition tour. Related to Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life. Dated 19981006.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1998
Level:
item
Size:
2 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Musical recording session at Bible Way Temple, located in northwest Washington, D.C., to create CD of religious music. Contents include First Fruits, Cureton Family, and Bible Way Choir.

Music. Related to Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life. Dated 19980423.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
Level:
item
Size:
2 Video recordings (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Theresa Howe Jones spoke about growing up and living in southeast Washington, D.C; her educational experience; and her involvement with community organizations in Anacostia. She talked about how the neighborhoods of Anacostia and Barry Farms changed; how politics in Ward 8 changed; and the research project 'Who Owns Your Neighborhood?' which she or...

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Dates:
1979-02 - 1980-02
Size:
9.15 Linear feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-031
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history of the transatlantic slave trade, organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood and held there from February 1979-February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson. 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. Scholarly Press
Dates:
1972-2014
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-180
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press. Materials include books and serial publications.

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

On May 4, 1986, four educators and writers discussed black women writers of the 1920s. They explored common themes, their views on color and class, and how they dealt with loving, aging, impermanence, and death. Panelists included Jonetta Barras from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities; Joyce A. Joyce, Ph.D. from University of Maryland; ...

Panel discussion. Audio only. Poor audio quality. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Undated.

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Creators:
Pearis, Ella B. Howard
Dates:
1923-1998
bulk 1970-1981
Size:
2.32 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-012
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from 1923 to 1998 and measures 2.32 linear feet, documents the career of community activist, Ella B. Howard Pearis The papers are comprised of correspondence with and documents from community organizations, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and photographs.

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