[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Whitehead, Henry P., 1917-2002
Institute on Race Relations (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1992
Level:
item
Size:
2 Sound recordings (cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-033
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A clip from "Americans All" radio program broadcasted on February 12, 1950 in celebration of Frederick Douglass' birthday. Tomlinson Todd, leader of Institute on Race Relations, interviewed Mary Church Terrell, civil rights activist and friend of Douglass. Terrell spoke of her friendship with Douglass - how they met and visiting World's Fair in Chi...

Narration and radio broadcast clip 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...

[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1994
Level:
item
Size:
3 Video recordings (U-matic, 3/4")
2 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-007
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Georgette Seabrooke Powell talked about her life in Charleston, South Carolina, New York City, and Washington, D.C.; her educational experience at Washington Irving High School and Cooper Union School of Art; her involvement in the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the murals she painted as part of the project; her ...

Interview. Related to exhibition 'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell.' AV000846: master, dated 19941205. AV000847: dated 19941214. AV000848: dated 1994. AV002168: edited version, dated 19941116. AV002645: dated 19941116.

[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
WMAR-TV (Television station : Baltimore, Md.)
Dates:
1989
Level:
item
Size:
2 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Public affairs show '2 The Point,' which aired on WMAR-TV Baltimore, provided coverage and promotion of 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930,' which was on display at the Anacostia Museum from May 1989 - May 1990. Curator Portia James spoke about the exhibition; young inventors explained their inventions; and images fro...

Television program. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' AV002065: dated 19890702. AV002058: undated.

[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1990
Level:
item
Size:
4 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-044
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

African American women artists talked about their artwork in-detail, including technique and meaning of work; the various types of media and tools they use to produce their work; their creative and work processes; and when and how they became interested in the media they are working. Additionally, Gail Shaw-Clemons spoke of her Anacostia roots. Mos...

Interview. AV002070: dated 19900725, 19900727, 19900731, 19900801. AV002071: dated 19900803, 19900806, 19900807, 1990808. AV002072: dated 19900810, 19900815, 19900817, 19900820. AV002073: dated 19900820, 19900905, 19900907, 19900922.

[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Visionary Leadership Project
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2003
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS, 1/2")
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-005
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Through an oral history interview, historian Louise Daniel Hutchinson explains she learned the value of education from her parents, community activism from her mother, and citizenship from her teacher Dr. Paul Phillips Cook at Miner Teacher's College. Born in Maryland, grew up in a family of nine, and raised Catholic, Hutchinson experienced history...

Interview. Part of the National Visionary Leadership Project 2003. Dated 20030604.

[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1997
Level:
item
Size:
2 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-007.28
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Through an oral history interview, Blondell Mason talks about growing up in Baltimore City and then Calvert County, his children, farming, and shucking oysters. Mason describes his experiences working as an oyster shucker for approximately 30 years at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland). Mason was one of the fastest oyster sh...

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Dated 19960417 and 19970417 (transcribed from transcripts).

[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Anacostia Museum
National Broadcasting Company
Howard University
Dates:
1992
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-033
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Clips of Marian Anderson's outdoor concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on April 9, 1939. Howard L. Ickes introduced Marian Anderson's performance. Narration between clips of radio broadcast provides context for historical event, including its significance in sparking D.C.'s modern civil rights movements.

[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Visionary Leadership Project
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2003
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS, 1/2")
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-005
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Through an oral history interview, Charles H. Clark, born in Charleston, West Virginia, talks about segregation in West Virginia as "more by accommodation rather than by law." He speaks of his well-educated parents who value education, and his siblings who all attended medical school. His family traveled a lot and the Great Depression did not much ...

Interview. Part of the National Visionary Leadership Project 2003. Dated 20030604.

[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
circa 1998
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Evaluation Committee discussed the treatment that Beverly Lindsay-Johnson wrote for a documentary film about the Teenarama show. The committee's responsibility was to evaluate the treatment and make suggestions to Beverly to strengthen the treatment so she can go into the next phase - the production phase. They also discussed the status of the proj...

Meeting. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 19981109.

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

Peg Desonier spoke of D.C. hand dancing and the jitterbug, and adopting black style of hand dancing. She talked about growing up in Old Greenbelt, Maryland; her education at Catholic schools and then finally public school; her exposure to early rhythm and blues; how white people's dance style differed from black people's; her school and social life...

Interviews. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 19980926.