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

Through an oral history interview, Jeannine Clark, a fifth-generation Washingtonian, talks about her family and growing up in Washington, D.C.; her religious upbringing; her time as a student at Banneker Junior High School; as a student and later a teacher at Dunbar High School; going to the movie theater on U Street; and studying German and Africa...

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

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

On April 2, 1998, the Teenarama Reunion Committee held a production meeting for the planning of the Teenarama reunion as well as the documentary. Discussion included locating information about how WOOK radio and WOOK TV were perceived; the challenges involved in locating any information about WOOK; interviews to be conducted by humanities scholar K...

Meeting. Poor audio quality. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 19980402.

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Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1999
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item
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1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Joe Quarterman talked about his experience as a dancer and musical performer on 'The Teenarama Dance Party.' He discussed when and why he was a performer on Teenarama; his musical career and what he does for a living; how segregation and the Civil Rights Movement affected him; the exposure in which Teenarama provided to local artists; and teen danc...

Interviews. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 19990119.

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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

Conversation about the television program 'Teenarama,' particularly the format of the program and 'the regulars' who performed on the show. One of the conversation participants was considered the first 'regular' on the show. Director Beverly Lindsay-Johnson also spoke about a few specifics of the research and production process.

Conversation. Audio only. Poor audio quality. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Transcribed from physical asset: Barnett Williams. Dated 19980523.

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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, artist Georgette Seabrooke Powell talks about her extended family, who owned businesses in Charleston, South Carolina, where she was born in 1916. Her family moved to New York City when Powell was six; she describes living in a tenement building, her time as a student at Washington Irving High School and later Coo...

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

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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

Reginald 'Lucky' Luckett, also known as Reggie, and Beverly Lindsay-Johnson discussed line dance, particularly as related to African culture and religion; song writers as prophets of their day; and how girls and boys, and women and men related to each other in the 1960s and the 1990s in regards to dancing and dating. Luckett spoke about how he deve...

Interviews. Poor audio quality. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 19980520.

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Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1998
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Teenarama Dance Party 35th Anniversary Reunion Gala was held on October 10, 1998 at the Eclipse Nightclub. The gala consisted of music from the Teenarama era, performances by the Teenarama Dance Party regulars, a reenactment of the Teenarama television program, and a dance party. The proceeds from the gala benefited the making of the Teenarama ...

Celebration - dance and music. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Timecode burnt into image. Dated 19981010.

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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, William Langford talks about his early childhood, teenage years, military career, postal service career, and retirement. Langford was raised by his grandmother, who instilled respect of all people in him. He describes his experiences with racism, including negative experiences with police and acceptance of racism/...

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

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Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
2000
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Scooter Magruder interviewed Beverly Lindsay, who spoke of her film 'Swing, Bop & Hand Dance' and her current project about Teenarama, including information about the hand dance reenactment necessary for the documentary production.

Radio program. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 20000312.

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Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
2000
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Radio DJ Bobby Bennett interviewed two members of 'The Jewels' - Sandra Bears and Grace Ruffin, who were students at Roosevelt High School in Washington, D.C. Bears and Ruffin spoke of their inspirations; their song 'Opportunity;' still performing after 40 years; their upcoming performance at the Smithsonian; and performing with James Brown. They a...

Radio program - music and interview. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 20000201.