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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
April 15, 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, William Bourne talks about his family and growing up, and working on his family's tobacco farm in Calvert County, Maryland. Bourne describes his experience as an oyster shucker for 64 years at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland). He explains the drop in the oyster population and the changes ...

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Dated 19970415.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
May 12, 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, Doris Harris talks about growing up in Lusbee, Maryland (Calvert County) with her nine siblings, and her parents' jobs (tobacco farming and housekeeping). Harris explains her work as a clam shucker at Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland) and the difference between shucking clams and shucking oyst...

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Dated 19960509 and 19970512 (transcribed from transcripts).

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
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, Christine Gray speaks of her experience working as a clam shucker at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland). In addition to describing her enjoyment for the job, Gray talks about some of the fastest shuckers and changes in the clam shucking industry, including the changing demographics of the e...

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

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

Narration that weaves together excerpts of a speech by Charles Miner to U.S. House of Representatives on January 6 and 7, 1829. Miner spoke of the neglect of slave laws in Washington, D.C. and consequences of the neglect. Despite Miner's plea for the House to remedy the situation, slave trade continued to exist in Washington, D.C. until 1850.

Narration for one of four displays used in exhibition: To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978. Part of To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978 Audiovisual Records. Dated 19920101.

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WTTG (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1993
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-014
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

During an interview for a news segment on FOX News 5, Anacostia Museum Director Steven Newsome talked about the exhibition 'Always There: The African American Presence in American Quilts' and African American quilt techniques; and a provided an explanation of story quilts. The news segment also included footage of the quilts which were on display t...

News program. Related to exhibition 'Always There: The African American Presence in American Quilts.' Dated 1993.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1987
Size:
2.04 Linear feet
19 Video recordings (VHS, 1/2")
3 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4")
1 Video recording (U-matic, 3/4")
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-012
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Contemporary Visual Expressions was a 1987 exhibition on Black American artists of the 20th century. It featured the work of Washington artists Sam Gilliam, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, and Keith Morrison, as well as guest artist William T. Williams of New York City. It was the inaugural exhibition in the gallery space in the new home of the Anacostia Mu...

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WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1992
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-033
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Around Town, which presented video segments of events happening around Washington, D.C. on public television station WETA, profiled the Anacostia Museum's exhibition 'To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978.' Other topics included in this episode: new feature film 'Daughters o...

News program with roundtable discussion. Related to exhibition 'To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978.' Dated 19920227.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1998
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (microcassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Conversation about producing a documentary film. Specifically, the importance of both sound and image; necessary equipment; technical aspects and elements of production; interviewing techniques; cinematography and sound tips; planning and outlining the film; and funding, marketing and focus groups are discussed.

Discussion. Audio only. Very poor audio quality. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 19981012.

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Creators:
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel, interviewee
Dates:
1987
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4 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9558
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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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
circa 1995
Level:
item
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2 Video recordings (BetaSP)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Footage of a gathering of African Americans, presumably a family, playing and conversing in a yard; landscapes while walking through a city and traveling on a train; football, basketball, and volleyball games in a park or similar area (water nearby); and a gathering for a picnic at a park or similar area.

Home movie footage. 8mm film to Beta transfer (poor quality transfer). Sound of film projector and 2 people talking about Teenarama over images. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Undated.