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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
circa 2005
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item
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-049
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This short recording contains a brief news report from WTTO-TV (WB 21 - Birmingham, Alabama) and excerpts from an interview with 'Aunt Margaret' Charles Smith. The news report briefly covers Aunt Margaret's funeral and celebration of her life in Eutaw, Alabama as well as a brief history of her life and her values. Keith Hawkins - Aunt Margaret's gr...

News report and interview excerpts. Part of the Reclaiming Midwives: Pillars of Community Support exhibition. Undated.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1987
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item
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1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Abolition Church and Richard Allen includes the following music selections: Documentary Themes A-E, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Onward Christian Soldiers, and Solemn Hymn.

Instrumental music. Might be part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. Dated 19871006.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1992
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item
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2 Sound recordings (cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-033
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Narration that weaves together excerpts from a speech by Frederick Douglass from April 1883 on the anniversary of Emancipation in Washington, D.C. Douglass speaks about Emancipation, status and future of the negro, and prejudice despite freedom. He also states that negroes should be American citizens to the fullest extent, including the right to a ...

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Anacostia Museum
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circa 2005
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item
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-049
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This short film contains excerpts from the 1953 documentary - All My Babies: A Midwife's Own Story directed by George C. Stoney - which featured Mary Coley, a midwife in rural Georgia, and was originally produced to educate granny midwives. Bernard Coley, Mary Coley's grandson, talks about his family learning of the existence of the film and what h...

Short film containing excerpts of film and interview. Part of the Reclaiming Midwives: Pillars of Community Support exhibition. Undated.

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1973
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item
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1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Black Leaders of 1973 participate in discussion on television program. Topics of the panel discussion include cooperation in the black community, race relations, capitalism and ownership of business, the Vietnam War, post-Vietnam War conditions for veterans and U.S. citizens, nationalism, and the political prisoner movement. Panelists include: Jame...

Television program. Part of Broadcast Programs. AV000805: television program from 001143 - 002511 [also on recording: Good Health Comes to Those Who Fight for It]. Undated.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1998
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item
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1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-013
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Curator Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry led a gallery walk of the exhibition 'Man Made: African-American Men and Quilting Traditions.'

Exhibition tour. Related to exhibition 'Man Made: African-American Men and Quilting Traditions.' Dated 19980117.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1997
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item
Size:
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-007.28
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Through an oral history interview, Ruth Smith describes her experience working as an oyster shucker for 23 years at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland). She spoke of the fastest oyster shuckers at the seafood house, her participation in oyster shucking competitions, and the changes in the oyster shucking industry. Smith also ...

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. One interview is dated 19970530 (transcribed from transcripts) and the other one is undated.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1997
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item
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2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-007.28
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Through an oral history interview, Mary Washington talks about her family and growing up in Huntingtown, Maryland; and her experience working as a clam shucker at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland) for eleven years.

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Undated.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
April 29, 1997
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item
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1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-007.28
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Through an oral history interview, Conroy Franklin Butler talks about his experience working as an oyster shucker at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland) for 27 years. In addition to describing his enjoyment for the job, Butler speaks of some of the changes in the oyster shucking industry.

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Dated 19970429 (transcribed from transcripts).

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Anacostia Museum
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circa 1997
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item
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1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-007.28
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Through an oral history interview, Mary Dawkins talks about growing up and being raised by her grandparents in Lusbee, Maryland. She talks about her enjoyment as a clam and oyster shucker and her ability to earn money to send her children to college. Prior to working for Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland), Dawkins worked as cook...

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Undated.