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

Maurine D. Knighton spoke on successes as well as challenges in economic revitalization of the communities in Upper Manhattan in New York City. She discussed her work in supporting and sustaining cultural organizations in Central and West Harlem, East Harlem, Washington Heights, and Inwood. Maurine D. Knight was the Senior Vice President for Progra...

Lecture. Sound only. Part of the ACM Community Issues Series, which is part of the 40th Anniversary Exhibition titled 'East of the River: Continuity and Change.' Dated 20080428.

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Jackson, Frank R., 1908-2007
Dates:
1940 October 13
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item
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1 Negatives (photographic) (2 1/8 x 1 3/4 inches)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-068
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Jackson, Frank R., 1908-2007
Dates:
1940 October 13
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item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (2 1/8 x 1 3/4 inches)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-068
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2011
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item
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2 Video recordings (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.16
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Melvin Deal - expert on African dance and drumming - talks about the Kingman Park neighborhood and working immigrant community in which he grew up in Washington, D.C. He talks about attending lectures at the Smithsonian Institution when he was a child, and his determination for a life outside of the neighborhood where he grew up. He describes how h...

Interview. Related to 'Citified: Arts and Creativity East of the Anacostia River.' Dated 20110420.

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file
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1 Sound recording ((1 sound disk CD-R (00:52:48). digital, 16-bit 44.1 KhZ))
1 Sound recording ((1 data disk DVD-R digital, 24-bit 96kHz WAV. )))
1 Sound recording ((1 sound cassette (00:52:48)))
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-006
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An interview of Beatrice Price conducted in 1975 for the Anacostia Oral History Project through the Center for Anacostia Studies and the Anacostia Community Museum.; Beatrice Price discusses her life in Anacostia after moving to the neighborhood in 1944. Topics include her family members and their occupations, recreational activities such as parlor...

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Dates:
1969 - 2001
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0.75 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-099
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

These records include documents relating to Nancy Shia's service from 1982-1984 as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner of the Adams Morgan neighborhood in Washington, DC. Materials include correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, annual reports, grant proposals, newspaper clippings, and political fliers. Also contained in the collection are ...

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Dates:
1971
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file
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-040
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A three-day conference on Anacostia Community Development and the Problems of Youth held from January 29-31, 1971.

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1968-1974
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file
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-040
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Launched in 1968 as a collaboration between the Anacostia Community School Project and the Washington D.C. Board of Education to support programs related Black-centered curriculums, early childhood education, ongoing education to students who had dropped out, in-school activities, and others.

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Dates:
1982, 1987, 1990
Level:
file
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-074
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Dates:
1909
Size:
1.6 Linear feet (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-012.4
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection of The Weekly News newspaper spans from August 7, 1909 to December 11, 1909, and measures 1.6 linear feet. The Washington, DC-based paper was "Devoted to the East Section of the Anacostia River," with the stated motto of "A Paper in Every Home." The Weekly reported on church news and society events, contained advertisements for neighborhood businesses, and listed places of interest, such as the Frederick Douglass Home and the Fort Stanton Civil War Fort.

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