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Creators:
Niles, William Ogden, -1857
Dates:
1845; 1846
Size:
1.4 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-012.1
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection consists of two issues of the Niles' National Register. Includes articles on the American Colonization Society, B & O Railroad, the African Slave Trade, and the annexation of Texas.

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Creators:
Kuhn, Jim, d. 2003
Dates:
circa 1823-1996
Size:
0.54 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-007
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1853-1996, contains material documenting the history of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including the Harpers Ferry Armory, the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and the incorporation of Murphy Farm into the Historical Park. A highlight of the collection is a framed copyprint of members of the Colored Women's League on the Murphy Farm after their annual meeting in Washington, D.C., July 1896. Also contains several issues of Gleason's Pictorial, dating from circa 1853. Materials include newspapers, videorecordings, photographic prints, booklets, brochures, correspondence, maps and postcards.

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Creators:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
1895 - 1972
Size:
23.97 Linear Feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from 1895 to 1972 and measures 23.97 linear feet, documents the career and travels of Professor Lorenzo Dow Turner. The collection is comprised of correspondence, academic papers, research materials, books, newspaper and journal articles, sound recordings, and photographs.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
November 12-13, 2010
Size:
0.15 Linear Feet (1 box; 9 miniDV video recordings; 1 CD-R sound recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-013
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Connecting the Worlds of the African Diaspora: The Living Legacy of Lorenzo Dow Turner was a symposium held at the Anacostia Community Museum November 12-13, 2010. The keynote speaker was Emory Shaw Campbell, and other participants included Alcione M. Amos, Herb Frazier, Thomas B. Klein, Livio Sansone, and Kevin A. Yalvington. The symposium was hel...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2010
Size:
2.7 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.M03-056
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition documenting the historical journey made by people from Africa to the Americas, along with their language and music. In the 1930s, Lorenzo Dow Turner discovered that the Gullah people of Georgia and South Carolina retained parts of the culture and language of their West African enslaved ancestors. Turner's research produced a living treasury of previously unknown traditions, songs, and folkways that also uncovered and illuminated the connections with West African and Afro-Brazilian communities.

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Creators:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters.
Dates:
1989-1994
Size:
159 video recordings (U-matic 3/4" video recordings)
15 linear feet (15 boxes)
1 video recording (VHS 1/2" video recording)
Collection ID:
ACMA.2003.7072
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from 1989 to 1994 and measures 15 linear feet, documents the reminiscences of elderly members of various African-American churches in the Atlanta area, as well as individual church histories, outstanding personalities of the South, religious expression in the South, and styles of singing and worship. The collection is co...

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Creators:
Cummings, Steven M.
Dates:
1993-2005
Size:
11 photographic prints (gelatin silver.)
0.06 Linear feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.2006.7063
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from 1993-2005, contains 11 gelatin silver photographic prints by Steven M. Cummings. The images depict African-American men in scenes of daily life in the Washington, D.C. area.

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Creators:
Bosfield, Joy McLean (McLean Bosfield)
Dates:
1923-1995
bulk 1945-1985
Size:
3.41 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-008
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Joy McLean Bosfield papers, which dates from 1923 to 1995 and measures 3.41 linear feet, documents the professional life of Joy McLean Bosfield. The papers are comprised of personal and professional correspondence, concert programs, contracts, newspaper clippings, photographs, radio scripts, and record albums.

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Creators:
Robinson-Smith family
Dates:
circa 1945-1975
Size:
3 boxes
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-033
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from approximately 1945-1975, documents the daily lives and activities of the Robinson-Smith family. The collection is comprised of photographs, correspondence, bankbooks, obituaries, pamphlets, report cards and ephemera.

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Creators:
Henson family
Dates:
1818-1943
bulk 1830-1900
Size:
0.18 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-030
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Henson Family papers, which date from 1818 to 1943 and measure 0.18 linear feet, document the activities of Tobias Henson and his descendants. The papers are comprised of booklets, correspondence, legal documents, and receipts.

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