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Dates:
1981-1988
Level:
file
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-040
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

List of first settlers of Barry's Farm, and essays detailing the history of the neighborhood.

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Dates:
1966
Level:
file
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-040
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

News clippings and list of demands made by the Barry Farm Block Boys, a group that was created to protest the neglect of the Barry's Farm neighborhood and demand more resources for infrastructure.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Smith, Edward D.
Reinckens, Sharon A.
Nelson, Stanley, 1955-
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Dates:
circa 1992
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (open reel, 1 inch)
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
1 Item (film , color interpositive, 16mm)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Climbing Jacob's Ladder argues for the importance of documenting and preserving the history of the African American church as explained by church historians, archivists, and curators. The African American church tells the story of African Americans, provides direction and goals for the young, and is the center of African American life. Its history ...

Short documentary. Part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. AV001152: dated 19920324. AV005160: transferred from VHS, captions burnt into image, dated 1991. AV005350: 16mm Preservation Color Interpositive, no sound, dated 20150317.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Howell, Michael W.
Vance, Jim
Smithsonian Institution
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Dates:
1994
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (AV000961, open reel, 1 inch)
2 Sound recordings (AV003353, AV003356, open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Michael W. Howell dramatizes Richard Allen's life from his birth into slavery through his establishment of what was to become the modern-day African Methodist Episcopal Church. Events which led to the founding of the Free African Society and Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia are explained.

Short one-man dramatization with still images and narration interspersed. Part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. Complete production: AV000961 [captions burned into image]. Production elements: AV003353 and AV003356 [narration]. AV003356: first minute only [remaining recording related to Twelfth Baptist Church of Boston]. Dated 199410...

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Dates:
bulk 1966-1971
Size:
0.42 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-101
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Dorothy Burlage Collection, which dates from 1966-1971 and measure .42 linear feet, documents the activism and activities of Southeast Neighborhood House in the Anacostia area of Washington, DC. Burlage worked for the organization during the 1960s. The collection includes newspaper clippings, newsletters, correspondence, and writings focusing ...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Vance, Jim
Dates:
circa 1987
Level:
item
Size:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-036
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Narrator Jim Vance presents a very short history of the Twelfth Baptist Church of Boston and the life of Reverend Leonard Grimes. The church's and reverend's work with the Underground Railroad and antislavery movement, and after the passing of Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 are highlighted. The arrests of Shadrach and Anthony Burns are also addressed. ...

Narration only. Might be part of Climbing Jacob's Ladder Audiovisual Records. Production elements: AV003356 and AV003428 [narration]. AV003356: begins at 000115 [first minute of recording related to The Times of Richard Allen]. Undated.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
circa 1983
Level:
series
Size:
0.05 Linear feet
2 Sound recordings (2 audio cassette sound recordings)
2 Video recordings (2 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In the 1980s, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit, with a correlating text called Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. The exhibit and book were dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. Black Wings encompasses the men and women who had to o...

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

Rosalind Wheeler Styles and Francis Powell Wheeler spoke in detail, and with anecdotes, about their family history and family gatherings; Anacostia history; and recreational opportunities for children and families, and the businesses in Anacostia. They talked about the ethnic and racial makeup of Anacostia; how buildings, development, and police an...

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

Timothy J. Dennee, an architectural historian with the District of Columbia's Historic Preservation Office which is a division of Office of Planning, talked about his work located East of the River, particularly in the Anacostia Historic District and the reviewing of federal projects at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, including the framework plan for the...

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:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
circa 1993
Level:
series
Size:
0.2 Linear feet (1 box)
21 Sound recordings (21 audio cassette sound recordings)
1 Sound recording (1 open reel 1/4" sound recording)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-019
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on the North Brentwood neighborhood of Washington, DC. The show was created by the Anacostia Community Museum in collaboration with the North Brentwood Historical Society. It was exhibited at the museum from April 1996 to December 1996. This collection contains the audiovisual output of the Anacostia ...