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file
Size:
18 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.16
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2007
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item
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2 Video recordings (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC 8A06) Jackie Lashley-Ward described her constituency; their concerns about the development in the community; urban blight in her community, and the most important issues for her constituency. She talked about the rising costs of housing and the significance of home ownership, including her journey to home own...

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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Dates:
1981-1986
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file
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-040
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Memorandums, project outlines, and final reports for a project to conduct archaeological investigations in the Anacostia neighborhood. The project was a result of a partnership between the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Anacostia community.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2008
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (DAT)
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-052
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This program looks at federal land use decisions, their continuing influence on life in the east of the river neighborhoods, and future initiatives. Representatives include Andrew Stevens, Historian, Bolling AFB; Tim Dennée, DC Historic Preservation Office; Chris Carew, DC Dept. of the Environment; Dawud Abdur-Rahman, GSA-St. Elizabeth's Project; ...

Forum. Sound only. Part of the East of the River forum series. Related to 'East of the River: Continuity and Change' exhibition. Dated 20080408.

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Dates:
2016-2018
Size:
855.72 Gigabytes (96 MP3's; 19 QuickTime Movies, 12.3 GBs of Audio Interviews 843.42 GBs of Video Interviews )
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-119
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The oral histories in this collection were conducted as part of the research for an exhibition exploring the history of neighborhood change and civic activism in the nation's capital. Focused on the dynamic histories of six DC neighborhoods—Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest—the exhibition recounted the story of these communities through the eyes of the Washingtonians who helped shape and reshape the city in extraordinary ways. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Community Museum and curated by Samir Meghelli. The audio and video interviews were conducted between 2016-2018.

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Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Dates:
circa 1968-1988
Size:
48 cu. ft. (48 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 367
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service in the 1970s and 1980s, with a small amount of material dating back to 1968. The records concern the offices reporting to the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, including the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, the Smithsonian Institution Press, the Office ...

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

This image shows a hand drawn map of Anacostia neighborhood boundaries, it references the following areas Uniontown, Greens Subdivision, E.F.P. Pitts, Mary W. Bryan, Griswald Subdivision, Catherine Talbert, Talbert's Estate, Talbert's Subdivision, Duvall's, the image was used to inform a planning survey of the Anacostia area.

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Creators:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.
Anacostia Coordinating Council
George Washington University
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 2 x 2 in.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-059
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This image shows the exterior of the Southeast Neighborhood House, located on Maple View and Mount View Place in 1972, the image was used to inform a planning survey of the Anacostia area.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
James, Portia P.
Reinckens, Sharon A.
Smithsonian Institution
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Dates:
circa 1990
Level:
item
Size:
3 Video recordings (open reel, 1 inch)
3 Video recordings (VHS)
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The exhibition, The Real McCoy: African-American Invention and Innovation, included three short documentary films: Lewis Temple and Hunting the Whale, Jan E. Matzeliger, and Norbert Rillieux. Lewis Temple and Hunting the Whale provides an overview of early 19th century whaling industry and tools, including the toggle head harpoon invented by blacks...

Short documentary films. Part of The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930 Audiovisual Materials. AV000926 includes all three short films, dated 19910606. AV003326 includes Norbert Rillieux only (film image direction is sideways), dated 19890505. AV003324: Jan E. Matzeliger, undated. AV003433: outtakes, edited voiceover narra...

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
James, Portia P.
Dates:
circa 1989
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

During the audio tour of exhibition, The Real McCoy: African-American Invention and Innovation, narrator Robert Hall presents contributions made by black inventors to American technology from 1619 to 1930. Inventions and innovations by Benjamin Banneker, Elijah McCoy, Lewis Latimer, James Forten, Lewis Temple, Norbert Rillieux, Ned (slave), Benjami...

Audio tour narration. Part of The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930 Audiovisual Materials. Undated.