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Dates:
1984 January 14
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration included a song workshop by the singing group "In Process…" held on January 14, 1984, at the Carmichael Auditorium, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. The program was created to remember the freedom songs of the Civil Rights Movement that represented the quest for freedom and e...

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Dates:
1996 January 13
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In commemoration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., program held on Saturday, January 13, 1996, in the Carmichael Auditorium, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. The program included a roundtable discussion, an audience discussion, a reunion concert, and a museum tour of exhibitions and other objects related t...

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Dates:
circa 1899-1955
Size:
126 chromolithographs (126 trade cards (13 sets))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection consists of 126 chromolithographic trade cards (13 sets) published by the Leibig Company between 1899 and 1955. These trade cards were included with products sold in Europe, such as chicken soup and chocolate. The cards focus on African art and material culture and showcase distinctive ethnic types, artistic and craft traditions, cultural performance, dress/costume and leadership. Sets include In Transvaal, In Abyssinia, Scenes of Africa, In East Africa I, Madagascar, In East Africa II, Life Among the Congolese People, Wild Animals of the Congo, The Italian Empire, Congolese Craftsmanship, Hunting and Fishing in the Belgian Congo, Peoples of the Belgian Congo, and History of the Belgian Congo I-III. Captions on the cards appear in French, Italian and German.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 16-September 6, 1976
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1976
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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Dates:
2016 July 04
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2016
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

See demonstrations of Basque American cuisine, and learn how culinary traditions change in the diaspora.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2010
Level:
item
Size:
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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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
circa 1984
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Several short films about Black aviation history, Blacks in the Air Force, aerial combat, Tuskegee Airmen, and World War II; and one short film about Robert Goddard and interplanetary space travel. Titles transcribed from physical asset include 'Blacks in Aviation,' 'Blackwings,' and 'Father of Space Age: Robert Goddard.'

Short films. Related to the exhibition 'Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Audiovisual Records.' Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
circa 1984
Level:
item
Size:
4 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The narrator provides history of black men and women in aviation.

Narration or voice over with music. Part of Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation Audiovisual Records. Consistent beeps throughout several of the recordings. Some of the recordings contain some of the same content. Undated.

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Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Judge Andew Howard walking down courthouse steps. "7 AGFA SAFETY FILM" edge imprint. No Scurlock number. No ink on negative.

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Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A woman, probably a Howard University School of Music student, playing trumpet in a room with a bust of a classical composer on a bookshelf. "Agfa Safety Film" edge imprint. Unnumbered. No ink on negative.