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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1993
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item
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1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-032
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

After reading a story about a little girl in Africa who was enslaved and taken to America, Robert Hall led a group of students on a tour of the exhibition 'Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South." Participating students attended Stanton Elementary School, 6th Grade; Af. Ctrd School, 3rd Grade; and Beginning Elementary Sc...

Exhibition tour. Related to exhibition 'Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South.' Dated 19931213.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1990
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item
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3 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

During the workshop, students created three-dimensional models of original inventions or innovations after a guided tour of the museum's exhibition on African American inventors titled 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Workshop was recommended for third and fourth grade students. The workshop was held at the Anacos...

Workshop. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' AV002113 and AV002116: dated 19900205. AV002058: undated.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
circa 1989
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item
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1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Curator Portia James provided highlights and insights about the exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930' to docents. She provided an overview history of African American inventors and innovators, and the sections of the exhibition. Training was more a discussion than a lecture.

Discussion. Audio only. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Dated April 27.

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Anacostia Museum
James, Portia P.
Dates:
circa 1989
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item
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1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Tour guide leads visitors through exhibition, The Real McCoy: African-American Invention and Innovation. The tour guide talks about West African influence on pottery, rice production, textiles, sugar cane production, whaling industry, agricultural devices, domestic service devices, and railroad industry in the United States. Norbert Rillieux, Lewis...

Tour of exhibit; audio only. Part of The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930 Audiovisual Materials. Poor audio quality. Undated.

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Anacostia Museum
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circa 1989
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item
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1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Curator Portia James led tour of the exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.'

Exhibition Tour. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Undated.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1989
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item
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5 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Held from June 26 - 29, 1989 at the Anacostia Museum, the teacher seminar consisted of lectures and workshops about black inventors and innovators, and their struggle for recognition. The lectures and workshops were led by experts in history and the patent process, and inventors. Sessions on critical thinking and teaching strategies were also part ...

Seminar. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' AV002059: dated 19890626. AV002131 and AV002058: undated. AV002151and AV002060: dated 19890629.

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2014
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10 Photographs (digital, Tiff file, color)
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.7
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Neighborhood Change is a broad-based initiative that looks at change in urban neighborhoods and communities from the perspective of community residents and stakeholders. The Neighborhood Change project investigates, documents, and presents research on how residents engage with stake holders and decision makers around changes in their immediate urba...

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circa 1989
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1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Speaking to a group of students, Charles Beckley, a chair inventor, talked about his invention. He explained the steps of creating an invention; patents and patent law; and producing his invention for mass consumption. He encouraged the students to come up with their own ideas by showing them how inventors build off of others' ideas.

Education program - lecture. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Undated.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
circa 1990
Level:
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1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

To a group of children, Lorenzo Calender, professional storyteller and Griot, spoke of the African origin of the language of Swahili, agriculture, navigation, monotheism, and algebra. He led the children through a portion of the exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930,' and told stories.

Event. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Undated.