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Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1993-03 - 1993-06
Size:
1.42 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-018
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The show was organized by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from March 1993 to June 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, and floor plans.

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Anacostia Museum. Education Department
Dates:
1967-1994
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-050
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Department of Education, Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. The records include correspondence and memoranda to and from the Chief of the department, Zora Martin-Felton, exhibition scripts and related materials, administrative files, committee reports and meeting minutes, appointment calendars, and...

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Aubrey Thagard, Ward 8 Neighborhood Planning Coordinator with the Washington, D.C. Office of Planning, explained details of the comprehensive plan for the development of Washington, D.C., specifically Ward 8 neighborhoods; the process that went into creating the comprehensive development plan; and the plan's impact on Ward 8 neighborhoods. He talke...

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Creators:
Qualls, Charles E.
Dates:
1899-1996
bulk 1960-1983
Size:
3.02 Linear feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-013
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Charles E. Qualls papers, which date from 1899 to 1988 and measure 3.02 linear feet, document the career of pharmacist and community organizer Charles E. Qualls. The papers are comprised of correspondence, documents from community organizations, magazines, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
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item
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Charles Thomas, a resident of Anacostia, talked about his family history, where his family lived in Anacostia, and the businesses owned by the family, which included a funeral home and apartment buildings. He also talked about other neighborhood families and businesses; Anacostian history; relationship between Bolling Air Force Base (the military) ...

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
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item
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Dorn McGrath talked about development and evolution of transportation in Anacostia; his work in Uniontown and with the Anacostia Coordinating Council, particularly business and economic development; his experience working with John Kinard on community development initiatives; neighborhood initiatives led by residents of Anacostia; and his future vi...

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

7th District Commander Joel Maupin talked about his career, including his early years as a police officer and what he experienced in the mid-1980s in the neighborhood; changes he has witnessed in the community; police force initiatives teaching and working with youth in schools; and his future vision for Anacostia.

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
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item
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Pastor Franklin Senger, of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Comforter, spoke about the work of Southeast Neighbors (now known as Hillcrest Community Civic Association), which endeavored to promote a harmonious, integrated neighborhood; the creation of the Hillcrest Recreation Center; and working with the mayor and bishop in Washington, D.C. He also ...

Interview created in conjunction with the Anacostia Community Museum's 40th Anniversary Oral History Project and the exhibition, 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070504

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
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item
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Image of maps of the various neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River, Washington, D.C.

Images of maps. Related to the exhibition 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20070901.

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Creators:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.
Anacostia Coordinating Council
George Washington University
Dates:
1975
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 2 x 2 in.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-059
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This image shows the front porch of Southeast Neighborhood House, created in 1975 the image was used to inform a planning survey of the Anacostia area.