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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2011
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item
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.16
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Maria Goodwin - member of the Daughters of Dorcas and Sons quilt guild - discusses her quilting experience, the evolution of quilt making, and the Washington, D.C. based quilting group - Daughters of Dorcas and Sons. Goodwin recalls her early memories of cutting out triangles and sewing them together with her mother, who was a seamstress; she state...

Interview. Dated 20110131.

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Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 23-July 4, 2005
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2005
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2010
Level:
item
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.16
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

As a long-time resident of Washington, D.C.'s Ward 8, Maurice 'Moe' Shorter - impresario for Junkyard Band - talks about the history of Junkyard Band and go-go music; and the marketing and management of go-go bands, particularly Junkyard Band. Shorter details the origin of Junkyard Band, which was formed by a group of children in the Barry Farms co...

Interview. Dated 20101203.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1976
Level:
item
Size:
3 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-021
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Question of Funding Sources and Management is a panel presentation and discussion from the First Annual National Black History Museum Seminar. John Kinard provides an introduction of the panelists, and is the moderator of the session which covers funding and finance of museums. Paul Perrot speaks about the National Museum Act; John Spencer spea...

Seminar. Part of Conference Recordings. Some of the content is the same across asset AV003472 and until 004816 on asset AV003055. [beginning at 004817 on asset AV003055 Meeting on the Bicentennial Assembly]. The question and answer part of the session is on asset AV000789. Dated 19760529.

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

The Teenarama Dance Party 35th Anniversary Reunion Gala was held on October 10, 1998 at the Eclipse Nightclub. The gala consisted of music from the Teenarama era, performances by the Teenarama Dance Party regulars, a reenactment of the Teenarama television program, and a dance party. The proceeds from the gala benefited the making of the Teenarama ...

Celebration - dance and music. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Timecode burnt into image. Dated 19981010.

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

Theresa Knight Johnson, who grew in the neighborhood of Congress Heights, talked about how she learned about Teenarama, her experience dancing on Teenarama, others' perception of her participation with Teenarama, and her style of dancing. Mike Goodwin of northeast Washington, D.C., spoke about assisting in picking of the regulars, memorable experie...

Interviews. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Timecode burnt into image. Dated 19981010.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1996
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Gail S. Lowe, Ph.D. talked about the center of African American life and community - the Black Chruch. She detailed the significance and work of the Black Church in communities, and provided an introduction to the upcoming exhibition 'Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life.' Lowe discussed each section of the...

Exhibition talk. Related to exhibition 'Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life.' Dated 19961016.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1973
Level:
item
Size:
5 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-021
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

John Kinard provides an introduction to the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM) and the Sixth Anniversary Seminar. As the keynote speaker, Edmund Barry Gaither provides his thoughts on museums: the concept of the museum and its intentions, particularly the roles of specialty museums; the desirable museum scene; and neighborhood museums and their un...

Seminar. Part of Conference Recordings. AV003071: part 1. AV003056: part 2. AV000792: part 3. AV000788: part 4. AV003054: part 5. Presentations often continue onto the following recording. Dated: 19730921 and 19730922. AV003054: undated.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1976
Level:
item
Size:
4 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-021
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Representatives from the museums which participated in the First Annual National Black History Museums Seminar discuss "where do we go from here" in regards to forming a permanent national organization and the upcoming seminars which will take place in the other 5 cities - Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and San Francisco. Business meeting took...

Seminar/Business Meeting. Part of Conference Recordings. AV000806 and AV003260: same content. AV000806, AV003068, and AV003260: content overlaps. AV003068: meeting until 001616 (followed by Alex Haley's Presentation on Genealogical Trace at the National Archives). AV004353, AV003068, and AV003260: undated. AV000806: dated 19760530.

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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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