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1982-10-16
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NMAH.AC.0408
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Introductory remarks by Bernice Johnson Reagon Remarks by Amina Dickerson Panel one: Black American Hair Design: Historical Perspectives Introduction by Bernice Johnson Reagon. Panelists: Rosalyn Walker (curator, Museum of African Art): African heritage of hair braiding. History of hair braiding designs in Africa. Cultural, religioius, soc...

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1981 May 17
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NMAH.AC.0408
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Program in African American Culture Collection highlighted the exceptional talent of one of the nation's largest gospel singing family. The Scott A. White Family Singers consists of father and mother, fifteen children, fifty grandchildren and at least eight great-grandchildren. There are many other talents in the family. Nine family members are min...

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Record Unit 9620
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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1954 January 13
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1 Motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0507
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Pride of Nashville! Astronomical telescope. Arthur J. Dyer Observatory, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Designed from the Inside! Railroad workers redesign main repair shops. Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, Huntington, WV. Artistry in the Factory! The art of the silversmith. Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, RI. Sapolin Paints! Research a...

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1980 April 13
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NMAH.AC.0408
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Concert held in the Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, on Sunday, April 13, 1980, at 3:00 p.m. It featured the Kings of Harmony Jubilee Brass Band, the Sons of Grace Quartet, and the McCullough Youth Choir, whose repertoire spanned an exciting range of traditional gospel styles. The concert was presented ...

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

O7T 408.23.13a: Field Tape: Fisk Jubilee Singers-Art Shifrin Songs included: "Hallelujah" "Gonna Sing All Over Gods Heaven" "I Hear the Gentle Voice" "Get Together Children (for the great camp meeting in the promised land)" "Gonna Sing All Over Gods Heaven" "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" "There Is a Light Shining For Me" "Mary" "Good News" ...

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1980 February 3
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file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Myrna Summers and Richard Smallwood are two of Washington's most notable gospel composers and performers, both having achieved national and international recognition as concert and recording artists of originality and significant influence in the gospel world. Myrna Summers excels as both a gospel soloist and a composer. Her music is a combination ...

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