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1994 May 21
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NMAH.AC.0408
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Program in African American Culture and Documentary Arts, Incorporated presented African American Cowboys in Texas on Saturday, May 21, 1994, in the Carmichael Auditorium, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. The program included lectures, storytelling and singing, discussions with audience participation, and cowboy blu...

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1979 October 14
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NMAH.AC.0408
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Black Gospel Music Series celebrated the 1978 golden anniversary of the Dixie Hummingbirds in the Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, on October 14, 1979. The members included Beechy Thompson, baritone; Howard Carroll, guitar; Tucker; Davis; and co-lead singer James Walker. The group's move from South ...

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1981 November 20-21
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NMAH.AC.0408
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Concert and colloquium held Friday and Saturday, November 20 and 21, 1981, at Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Program was created to explore examples of quartet styles. Panelists included Bernice Reagon Johnson, Doug Seroff, Thermon Ruth, Portia K. Maultsby, and Reverend Isaac Ravizee. The Sterling Jub...

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1980 October 12
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NMAH.AC.0408
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Concert paid tribute to Marion Williams, a leading gospel music performer. Her singing career began at age three in her mother's church in Miami, Florida, where she performed her first a cappella song, "Yes, Jesus Love Me." Other early influences included the street sounds of blues, calypso, and West Indian rhythms, and the great traveling quartets...

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1981 April 12
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NMAH.AC.0408
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Concert held Sunday April 12, 1981 at Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. It paid tribute to the Harmonizing Four, an all-male gospel group from Richmond, Virginia, who have been singing together for more than fifty years. The group began singing together on October 27, 1927. The original quartet members w...

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1953 June 4
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1 Motion picture film
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NMAH.AC.0507
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Printing Without Type! Electronic type and graphics equipment; photon typesetter machine. Graphic Arts Research Foundation, Cambridge, MA. Pageant of Plastics! Plastic industry; jewelry. Bakelite Co., Bound Brook, NJ. Prospecting With a Vacuum Cleaner! Recycling waste gold and making fountain pens. Schaeffer Pen Co., Fort Madison, IA. Truckers ...

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1 Videocassettes (VHS) (Total Running Time: 13 minutes)
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NMAH.AC.0565
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

PBS interview with Susan Grant-Lewin, Creative Director of Formica Corporation, and Dennis Barrie, Director of the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Grant-Lewin and Barrie discuss the history of the exhibit, Surface and Ornament. Video also includes discussion of items on display.

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Ruffins continued Eleanor Traylor is an associate professor at Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, specializing in African-American drama and literature. She discusses the transmission of African-American text and the black aesthetic in black literature. Open discussion Issues addressed: How African-American culture ...

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1954 December 11
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1 Motion picture film
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NMAH.AC.0507
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Missouri New home design around central air conditioning by Carrier Corp. Oak Estates, St. Louis, MO. Connecticut Manufacturing brushes. The Fuller Brush Co., Hartford, CT. Illinois Watch-making and designing school. Elgin National Watch Co., Elgin, IL. Washington Dyeing art learned by Mr. and Mrs. G. Barber while teaching in Indian schools; tex...

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NMAH.AC.0408
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Continuation of Pearl Williams-Jones. Barbara Hampton is an ethnomusicologist at Hunter College in New York, specializing in African and African-American music. She discusses institutional resistance to the history of black arts. John Gwaltney is a professor of anthropology at the University of Syracuse. He is a cultural anthropologist in Black...

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